Oporto to Lisbon August 14th 2010 A week of sailing extremes this week. We went from having no wind at all early in the week further north to having a Force 6 and tearing a sail!
We spent a night anchored off in Sao Martinho that was terrible. The wind coming from the North and the swell coming from the west was full on rock and roll. Having so many people sea sick on board made it all so much worse. Thomas epitomised it ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Lisbon & Tagus Valley » Cascais 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