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Cavalcade of cars  

Cavalcade of cars

A weekend of Flowers & Cars

April 28th 2018
SATURDAY Usually the children's parade is held on the day before the Flower Parade but due to poor weather last Saturday the event was rescheduled for this weekend I wasn't able to get a grandstand view this time and I had expected perhaps that the children would have dressed up. By the time I reached the municipal square, there seemed to be children with their parents, each child holding ... read more
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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
29th April 2018

Cars as well !
What a great time what with flowers everywhere and a car parade thrown in too. The roadsides are full of wild pink azaleas and big white lilies and a plant that looks like a delicate gladioli in white and pink. In some places banks of nasturtiums to name but a few. I think our azaleas will just be starting to flower when we get back ( Wednesday). Still ,May is a fantastic month in England. I can't wait to get out in the garden. Let's hope the weather lets me ! Thank you fir your marvellous photos. Love to you both xxx

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