Western Algarve – exploring the Ria de Alvor

Having recently visited Alvor and walked the eastern shores of the Ria de Alvor, it was time to explore the ‘other’ side where the Odiáxere river meets the sea. Harri was particularly interested in discovering if you could reach the sea from … Continued

Central Algarve – Lagoão Trail

Despite this being our third Christmas in the Algarve, I still have to pinch myself when I gaze out of the window at blue skies and sunshine. Incredibly, the BBC weather was promising temperatures of around 17 degrees today. And … Continued

Central Algarve – the Seven Hanging Valleys Walk

One of the most enjoyable things about hiking is the interesting people we meet along the way. Not all are fellow hikers, of course, some are locals going about their daily lives, others may be visitors who have stopped to … Continued