Portuguese mosquitos suck! October 30th 2006 This is day 4 of my little sejour in Portugal so here´s the story so far...
Left home at 3am on Thursday morning (after having had a lovely dinner for my Grandad at a pub in Meopham the night before). Drove to Luton airport - had plenty of time and only a momentary panic that I wouldmn´t make it when the M25 got closed ahead of me because of an accident and I was stuck still for 40 minutes. All ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Algarve » Faro 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
I like travelling! I'm not as well travelled as I'd like - the big round-the-world trip kicks off in September 07, but I have done little trips so far (1-6 weeks) mostly in Europe, including France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Portugal and a whole summer in a tent in Cornwall! Many of these short European trips have been in order to go to music festivals - Rock en Seine in Paris (where I saw my idol, Beck!) and Primavera Sound in Barcelona are the most recent two I have been to. I hope to go to Roskilde in Denmark next year.
To fund my travelling habit, I work as a Biology teacher in a ... full info