Central Algarve – Olhos to Vilamoura

Having headed west for the past few weeks, we decided it was time to go off exploring in the opposite direction. Harri’s love of Google Maps is legendary and he’d used his favourite online tool to devise a circular walk … Continued

Central Algarve – Caminho dos Promontórios (Trail of the Headlands)

Last time we were in Ferragudo, Harri spotted a board detailing a new waymarked trail from Praia do Molhe (the beach next to Ferragudo’s breakwater) to Praia de Paraiso in Carvoeira or vice versa. Clearly, if there is a new trail in … Continued

Central Algarve – Festa das Chouriças (Querença)

The first Harri and I heard about the famous traditional chouriça festival in Querença was immediately after it had taken place last year. This time around we were determined not to miss the festivities so, along with a group of friends, … Continued

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