Tag Archives: Portuguese people

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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Loulé Carnival in pictures 2016

Welcome to our post for Loulé Carnival 2016, a vibrant and noisy event full of fun and safe for all the family. The carnival is one of the oldest annual events here on the Algarve having run for over 100 continuous … Continue reading

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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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Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

Portugal is renowned for its coffee shops and cafés on every corner … so it was refreshing to find something different nestled on a side street in Portimão – a traditional tea room with a rather nice selection of cakes … 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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Loulé Carnaval 2013

The oldest Carnaval in Portugal? Well we had to go and find out what all the fuss was about! The shops have been awash with carnival outfits and wigs – the Portuguese seem to adore their Carnaval weekend and Loulé Carnaval … Continue reading

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J is for José

“Please don’t call me arrogant, but I’m European champion and I think I’m a special one” José – or for his full name – José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix – ‘the Special One’ has to be one of the … Continue reading

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