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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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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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Is this how the Internet works?

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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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I’ve Added Some Photographs

I’ve just discovered photography (as opposed to snapping) and have added some photographs to the site. Have a look and add a comment. Any suggestions gratefully received. Click here.

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