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The Other Face of Portugal?

I was tempted to title this post “The Unacceptable Face of Portugal” but perhaps it is not my place to be judgemental about other cultures. Those who follow my blog will know that I hail from the UK but spend … Continue reading

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Strange Statues & Weird Roundabouts

In many ways Portugal is very traditional. But in the Algarve (way down south) they have a definite taste for modern, and sometimes strange, sculptures on rotundas (roundabouts) and in town squares. Follow the link below… Algarve Roundabouts & Statues

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

The future is black!! Some other images which I flatter myself are creative!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

Whilst we were out geocaching in Southern Portugal we came across an abandoned quinta miles from anywhere. Inside was this fine example of Portuguese wiring. No wonder the place was abandoned – the devil was certainly in the detail!

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Carnival

This week we took time out to go to the Carnival in Alte, a small village inland on the Algarve, southern Portugal. Carnival (or Carnaval as it is termed in Portugal) is probably best known in Brazil which, of course, … Continue reading

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