Tag Archives: Lagos

Odiáxere Carnival 2017

Two years ago we went to the Carnival Parade at the small village of Odiáxere near Lagos in South West Portugal. It was so good that we went again this year and took a few photos of the locals of … Continue reading

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Street Artists go Stir Crazy

Once again the street artists have brightened walls in Lagos, Portugal. And they didn’t just stir the paint, they painted the town jail – like this… Laboratório de Actividades Criativas (LAC), an arts organisation part financed by the Portuguese government, … Continue reading

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What’s a Munzee?

Followers of this strange blog will know that I am into geocaching in my spare time. Just recently I came across the tech version, Munzees. Geocaching involves finding a container (cache) containing a log book and maybe other goodies, using GPS … Continue reading

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Street Art

My (very occasional) blog has previously touched upon Street Art as a topic. I featured the skeleton on a building in Lagos (Algarve) and can’t resist showing it again below. But in the last year or two many fine examples have been … Continue reading

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Street Art

I think most of us agree that scrawled “tags” are an eyesore. The product of juvenile half wits with nothing better to do. But now and again I spot a really clever piece of street art, like this one in … Continue reading

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Pirates Battle It Out In The Algarve

The Algarve Pirates got a bit of a bashing on Saturday (8 March) near Alcantarilha in the Western Algarve at the hands of the Maximinos Warriors, who had travelled from Braga in northern Portugal. No, it’s not civil war in … Continue reading

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New Photographs Added

Some new images of Portugal have been added to the photo library: Peace and Light – Redolent of the 1960s Almond Blossom Season – January/February: Distinguished Local Residents: More images here

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