Odiáxere in the Algarve is only a tiny village, so I wasn’t expecting too much when I went to their carnival last week. How wrong can you be!
It seemed that the whole village was dressed up, young and old, in a variety of highly colourful costumes. Clowns, pirates, Charlie Chaplin, even the Pope!
There were some innovative forms of transport, including an amazing motorised gate, all against a backdrop of Odiáxere’s magnificent restored windmill…
…and afterwards, the clear up….