Tag Archives: Photography

Armação de Pêra Carnival hits town

Today was the turn of Armação de Pêra to host the first of its two Carnaval parades – and naturally we were there to capture the event for you .. and catch up with some friendly parrots along the way … … Continue reading

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#Carvoeiro Boxes – bringing colour to Carvoeiro

Two of the main streets of Carvoeiro are now full of colour thanks to a new initiative which has seen the electricity boxes on Rua dos Pescadores and Rua do Barranco transformed into works of art. The original concept of … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers in the Waste Ground

Having a dog means that I am up bright and early every morning to walk her. We are very lucky to have many lovely walks around where we live, we usually walk down to the village and then along the … Continue reading

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Our Easter Exhibition is now open!

We are delighted to be back at the Hotel Carvoeiro Sol – right beside the beach in Carvoeiro – with an exhibition of brand new work showcasing a range of modern acrylic and oil paintings, photographic art and prints. Jazz … Continue reading

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The People of the Silves Medieval Fair 2014

The Medieval Fair at Silves is a must-see on the annual Algarve calendar for us – and what makes it so special are the people that we meet there each year. Some of them have become like friends to us … Continue reading

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Faro Old Town

We have previously blogged about the delights of Faro, with its many churches, museums, monuments and shops – which you can read about here – Don’t rush away from Faro This time, after dropping off a friend at the airport, … Continue reading

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Heading into the Alentejo countryside

Although we love the beaches and villages of the Algarve, it’s always fun to explore new places too – and we have been meaning to explore the Alentejo area above the Algarve for some time – drawn by the open … Continue reading

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