Category: Places

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Feliz Ano Novo

Happy New Year everyone, eyes down for a brand new year of fun and foolishness. Gail and I had a quiet celebration of what, for us, has been an incredible 2015. We walked down to the...

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Home Alone

ow did that happen? It’s the first of December and I haven’t posted for nearly a fortnight, sorry about that. In my defence, I have a good excuse, the small matter of finishing a book and...

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So Long Summer

A few days ago we weighed anchor after 51 consecutive nights on the hook and motored out of the Alvor Lagoon round to Marina de Lagos, our home for the next six months. Gail and I...

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Stayin Chilled

The way we’re feeling right now it looks as if we’ll be staying anchored here in Alvor until we go into Marina De Lagos  in the middle of October. I’ve said already this place is near...

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Alvor Time

We’ve been on the Algarve for a week now, we spent two days at anchor in the bay at Sagres before heading the 20 odd miles East to Alvor. It was a cracking downwind sail in...

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Last Legs

Leaving Sao Martinho wasn’t easy, we really enjoyed relaxing in such a fantastic spot, I think this photo will always remind us of our time there. It wasn’t easy in other ways too, the anchor got...

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Algarve Arrival

Wow……. we’re here. We rounded Cape St Vincent on Saturday and after a couple of nights anchored just round the corner in the bay under Sagres Fort we’re now anchored in the tranquil environment of the...

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There’s No Escaping It

After nearly a week of chilling out and doing very little I figured it was nearly time to move on again, Sao Martinho had other ideas though. It’s a peculiarity of this unusual place that when...

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Taking A Break

Believe it or not it turns out that this cruising lark is quite hard work. Now I know that statement is probably a bit hard to swallow for most of you so let me explain. Although...

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Books & Covers

It’s a well worn phrase isn’t it? You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover and, as we’ve discovered here in Nazaré, neither should you judge a place by its marina. Nazaré was always going to be...