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Last Day in Portugal and we are exploring the city of Lisbon

Day 22: Wednesday We have left no stone unturned and covered 28 stops in 22 days, walked/jogged/hiked a total distance of 134kms and driven over 2000kms of Portugal by Camper Van!  (Lisbon, Sintra, Ericeira, Peniche,Baleal, Lourinhã, Fig de foz, Madalena, Porto, Aveiro Barra, ...

Back in Lagoa: Davis Portugal Road Trip #16

Day 22 Monday Costa da Caparica to Cascais We have decided to make our way back to Cascais today as it’s only 15min from Sintra where we return our rental camper from in a couple of days. Back to the camp site ...

A Long Weekend in the Algarve #15

Day 20 & 21  Saturday - Portimao, Praia de Rocha ,Alvor,Lagos old Town Sunday Costa da Caparica It’s the last day that we have hired the “Go Cart” so we decide we should really make the most of our well spent Euros and ...

Life in the Algarve: A day in Carvoeiro #14

Day 19: Friday A day in Carvoeiro The distance from home base, Praia da luz to Carvoeiro is only 37 min (44.3 km), we took a drive along the coastal route (took a few wrong round about exits) and arrived in this town that ...

Life in the Algarve: Carrapateira, Bordeira, Arrifana, Aljezur #13

Day 18: Thursday  Carrapateira, Bordeira, Arrifana, Aljezur A morning visit and coffee with Chloe in her new home in Carrapateira. She took us on the grand tour of the town from one side to the other (in 5 Min) and to the ...

Life in the Algarve: Faro to Carrapateira Davis Family Road Trip Portugal #12

Day 16 & 17 Tuesday and Wednesday. Sagres, Carrapateira, Faro and Albufeira We have decided to hire a tiny car that can get us through the tiny roads in tiny towns without a stress. We have gone from sitting SO high in ...

Lagos and Praia da Luz in the Algarve: Davis Family Road Trip in Portugal #11

Day 14 & 15 : Sunday and Monday Farewell Alentejo and Hello Algarve! The Algarve is renowned for its sandy beaches and sunny skies. The climate is more mediterranean and landscape more North African. It is a tourism hub for Portugal which ...

Vila Nova Milfontes in the Alentejo: Davis Family Road Trip in Portugal #10

Day 13: Saturday Vila Nova Milfontes  Morning run down to the beach of Malhao. James was virtually bouncing out of his seat on the gravel. Back at camp at 8am to be greeted by my two sleepy boys. Today is “pajama ...

Setubal to Vila Nova de Milfontes: Davis Family Roadtrip #09

Day 12:  Friday Setubal to Vila Nova Milfontes (via Fernando Po) Daniel wakes this morning, sticks his head and Half his body out the sun roof and says “Dad you won’t know the news... but a speed boat drove past really early” We ...

Cascais to Setubal Davis Family Roadtrip #08

Day 11: Thursday Cascais to Setubal We have settled into a lovely daily routine that works for our family. James and I spend time playing on the bed which usually entails versions of him playing with cups and spoons or torches. (His ...