Tag Archives: Walking

Spring Garden Fair in Silves

The Mediterranean Gardening Association’s ‘Spring Garden Fair’ was held on Saturday 5th March and we went along to see what it was all about! The event was held at the very pretty and idyllic Quinta da Figueirinha on the edge of … Continue reading

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Odeceixe Delight

We are continuing with our theme of sharing some real gems and hidden places with you. This is one of our favourite places to go and hide when the Algarve gets really busy, or the sun gets too hot for … Continue reading

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Our Secret sítio das fontes

There are lots of hidden little walks and places in the Algarve that are hard to find and are often little hidden gems … we even hesitated about sharing this one with you as the sítio das fontes near Estombar, … 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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Keeping cool on a hot day in the Monchique

The temperature here has been soaring lately – it’s regularly 32 – 34 degrees – and it’s only the beginning of May! Sometimes it can be nice to go and lie on a beach and enjoy the sun – but … 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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Afternoon tea and Faded Grandeur in the Monchique

It’s not just David Cameron who enjoys the gentle delights of the Monchique area – we love popping up there for an afternoon stroll – and now one of our favourite haunts has just got better as we discovered a … Continue reading

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