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The Armação de Pêra Honeymoon

A fascinating record of Armação de Pêra with a series of old photographs from 1966 Continue reading

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My Top 5 Algarve

My Top 5 Algarve
The best of the Algarve in one handy guide.
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A Covid Christmas in the Algarve

Well, it has certainly been a strange year, and I am sure for many people, they will be glad when 2020 is over. I have been at best bemused, and at worst, completely confused by all the different Covid measures … Continue reading

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Palm Beach Restaurant Exceeded our Expectations

We are big fans of the Holiday Inn Algarve, so we were obviously intrigued to hear they were responsible for refurbishing the old and dilapidated Palm Beach snack bar right on the beach at Armação de Pêra. Dave was asked … Continue reading

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Sagres at Sunset

Sagres is the most westerly town of the Algarve and is an impressive display of enormous cliffs and vast beaches, with the pounding of the waves from the Atlantic Ocean and the accompanying cooler temperatures – usually carried along by … Continue reading

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Silves Medieval – Part 2

We promised you that we would return and take more shots for you .. so here they are! This lovely lady – the enchanting Magda (above) – is going to find herself on the front cover of an Algarve magazine … Continue reading

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The 2017 Silves Medieval Fair

It’s our favourite time of year (again!) The Silves Medieval Fair is up and running .. and of course we were there as soon as it opened with our cameras for you. We have blogged about this many times before, … Continue reading

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Silves Medieval Mural art

The city of Silves has been busy brightening up its streets thanks to the brilliant grafitti art work of Hélder José (known as ‘Bamby’), and Filipe Gusmão, of Style Spectrum: They have been busy transforming the area in front of … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung at the Silves Garden Fair

Has it really been a whole year since we visited last year’s ‘Spring Garden Fair’ at Silves? We already had Saturday 4th March written in the diary for this year’s event, but we have to say we were greeted with … Continue reading

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