Last day of my Camino adventures, 38 days of walking and 16 days of R&R but now I am going home from Lisbon. Not by helicopter as Alvin Lee of the group Ten Years After did during the Woodstock festival back in
Lisbon today was the last full day of my trip. I’m going home to Melbourne, Australia tomorrow Tuesday. And arrive there 2 days later early on Thursday. Today’s theme for me was to explore the Lisbon ferries. Or 2 of the ferry routes anyway.
Sunday in a foreign city in a foreign land tend to be a visit to the park when the weather is fair. Or visits to one or more museums if not. Today’s weather was fine indeed so a park day it would be. First though, I
Today I was walking Lisbon some more. Even though the place is hilly, it is walkable indeed. Well, most of the time. Instead of wandering to the centre via Av. da Liberdade, I decided to walk as the hop on /
Just before 8am, I was at Faro train station for the app 3 1/2 hour train ride to Lisbon. Or Lisboa in Portuguese. Time for the big smoke. The last stop on my Iberian / European journey before I return home. 4 nights there.
Well, I didn’t find Faro to be an interesting town. So I decided to do a day trip today. By train. To another town along the Algarve coast called Tavira. You see, I had even found the below opinion in a
A lazy morning. I felt quite uninspired and was not exactly jumping out of bed to explore Faro as I woke up. That may be a sign that it is time to go home. I’ve seen and experienced enough for one
It was time to leave Ulf and Åsa and their fabulous hospitality. While there, lots of chatting and reminiscing about old times. Plenty of eating fantastic local food at great local restaurants. Visits to some fabulous places in southern Portugal. Thanks heaps, guys.
Today my hosts took me to the European peninsula’s most western point. A cape called Cabo de São Vincente, Cape St Vincent. The cape is some 75km west of Ulf and Åsa’s home, close to the town of Sagres, Algarve, Portugal. Farol
Today’s weather forecast was grim. The Weather Channel app issued 4 alerts at 6am and even the banner was now in an eye-catching red colour. Rain, rain, rain… And some thunder and lightning as well. The pool filled up with water fast but it didn’t