Algarve winter: Albufeira to Loulé

With our last weekend of Algarve hiking looming, we were undecided where we should head. We love coastal walking, especially when the sun is shining; however, over the past few months we have walked the Algarve coastline from Tavira to … Continued

Algarve winter: Albufeira to São Brás de Alportel

Another weekend, another two-day hike. On the penultimate weekend before we must leave this beautiful part of the Iberian Peninsula, we decided to head east once more to check out a place we’d heard a lot about, but had yet to visit. São Brás … Continued

The Via Algarviana – on the publicity trail

  Well it’s all been happening since we arrived in Albufeira at the beginning of December. It seems the Portuguese press is far more enthusiastic about our Via Algarviana books than the Welsh press was about O Fôn i Fynwy (Harri’s new … Continued

Via Algarviana: Monchique to Marmelete

The wind continued to howl throughout the night, or so Harri reported this morning. Yesterday’s walking had clearly worn me out because I’d slept like a baby. We caught up with the Flemish hikers over breakfast and were astonished to discovered they’d abandoned the … Continued