Western Algarve – Burgau to Lagos

We overdid it slightly last night. Soon after our arrival at the very pleasant Hotel Burgau, it started raining again and by the time we ventured out to eat it felt more like rainy Wales than the sunny Algarve. Burgau … Continued

Western Algarve – Vila do Bispo to Burgau

We awoke to better weather, although there was little reason for cheer: more rain was forecast for around noon. The owners of Casa Mestre have been gradually renovating this large property and each time we’ve stayed here we’ve witnessed improvements. … Continued

Western Algarve – Barão de São João to Vila do Bispo

At some point in the early hours of the morning I was awoken by a distant beeping noise. Groaning, I rolled over and eventually managed to get back to sleep. It was only when I awoke again hours later that … Continued

Western Algarve – Lagos to Barão de São João

After much deliberation over the constantly changing forecast, we finally decided to take a risk and head west for a few days’ hiking prior to my family visiting for the New Year. Harri had worked out a four-day circular route … Continued