Silver Coast: walking in the Serra dos Candeeiros

The past two days have seen me hiking in the Serra dos Candeeiros, the mountains we could see from Alcobaça. This towering limestone massif is part of the Natural Park of the Sierras de Aire Candeeiros. While we’ve been living here … 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