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Azores – a week on Sao Miguel Island Day 6 – Furnas, Gorreana Tea Plantation, Ponta Formoso and Moheina beach

They say meat cooked under the earth tastes better.  The meat stew (a delicious combination of pigs ears and chicken,…

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Azores – a week on Sao Miguel Island Day 5 – Sete Cidades, Mosteiros, Ferreira

We gave in and hired a car today – smart move, SMART car, for 30 euros a day, in a…

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Azores – A week on Sao Miguel Island Days 3 and 4 – Whale Watching, Ponta Delgada, and Sao Roque

The weather in the Azores is notoriously unpredictable – there are 4 seasons in one day,  and the weather changes…

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Azores – A Week on Sao Miguel Island Day 2 – Lagoa Do Fogo and Caldeira Velha

The local panadarias in Portugal are a delight.  There’s never a need to fork out for a fancy hotel buffet,…

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Portugal – Alto Douro (Pinhao and Provesende)

It’s one of the most beautiful train journeys in Europe.  Two and half hours from Porto on the train from…

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Porto Photographs – new snaps ready!

I’ve got some lovely snaps of Porto, Portugal.  Check them out on my Smugmug site: Porto Photos 

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Porto – first impressions

My wife and I arrived in Porto on the 20th September 2016.  Our birthday.  Blue skies and warm weather greeted…

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