Tag Archives: Christmas

The Living Statues come to life again

The Rua 25 de Abril and the Largo 5 Outubro in Lagoa were once again filled with the magical spectacle of the Living Statues at Christmas. The Estátuas Vivas no Natal project is now in its third year of visiting Lagoa, … Continue reading

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Living Statues in Lagoa

We were delighted to see the Living Statues in Lagoa advertised again, as we really enjoyed this event last year – it’s the chance to see something different for Christmas. This year we only managed to visit during the Friday … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming to a market near you!

It’s time for the Christmas markets to begin .. time to dust off the tinsel, unpack the shiny gifts and wonderful home-made crafts and products .. and set up a stall at one of the many fairs that are advertised … Continue reading

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Santa Swims in the Sea for Charity

Christmas Day 2015 and it was Santa time again in Armação de Pêra with the annual Charity Swim in the Sea – and we were delighted to be there as the ‘Official Photographers’ again this year to capture the event. It’s become … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to everyone!

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Statues come to life in Lagoa

This was something advertised that we thought we just had to go and see – and if you are quick you can see them too! The Christmas Living Statues are live in Lagoa and will be there tomorrow Saturday 19th … Continue reading

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Santa has arrived in the Algarve!

The 4º Passeio de Pais Natal or 4th Father Christmas Parade was held yesterday Saturday 5th December in Armação de Pêra, and for us this event heralds the start of the festive season in the Algarve. This is a fabulous … Continue reading

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Culture in the Algarve

There are times, we admit, when we miss some of the culture and concerts that the UK has to offer. If a major band or singer is going to do a concert here in Portugal, invariably it will be in … Continue reading

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Santas and Pyjamas in the Sea!

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas now without the annual ‘ Swim for Shoes’ Charity Event at Armação de Pêra beach. Hosted by the wonderful Holiday Inn Algarve hotel, this event raises much needed funds for charity by asking people to come … Continue reading

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A very merry recycled Christmas

Everyone knows that Portimão is a cash-strapped council – so it was really nice to see that they decided to do something different this Christmas that didn’t cost the earth – literally! All of their decorations were made out of recycled … Continue reading

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