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Jerry,  the pool, the Atlantic Ocean  

Jerry, the pool, the Atlantic Ocean

Off to Portugal

May 3rd 2014
Another travel day--but this one went off without a hitch. Again the key to the success of the day depended on José the taxi driver. Sure enough he showed up on time, got us to the bus station, and gave us several bits of advice. What a great guy. When we got on the bus the people behind us greeted us (in English). We had spoken with them briefly in Seville and it turns out that they were also ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Algarve » Albufeira

Portuguese Flag 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
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