'Over the hills and Faro way' July 8th 2010 After the busy few days around Lisbon, it was time for a lay in. Neither of us surfaced until midday by which time the Wimbledon final coverage had almost started. We grabbed some lunch before watching the match along with Sarah and Duncan. After this we wanted to head to the beach, the sea was warm and the sun was out: perfect. Back to the house for dinner and then me and Alex were left on our ow ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Algarve Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
Who Is Kempo Abroad?
A 20 year old originally from Norfolk, England who is currently living in Loughborough studying Physics at university there. I love to travel and hike and coming from one of the flattest parts of the country, this usually happens at the same time :) I came across this quote from Mark Twain and I think it sums up my attitude towards travel very well:
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the tr... full info