Tag Archives: Christmas

The Magic of the Christmas Presépio

There is something magical about the traditional Presépio here in Portugal – and aside from all of the major ones that abound in the towns and cities .. we were astonished and delighted to visit the tiny village of Alferce, near … 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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