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Nazare to Cascais: Davis Family Roadtrip through Portugal #07

Day 10: Wednesday James woke before sunrise (which is early around these parts) but my wonderful husband climbed out the envelope and swept him away for an early morning walk around the campsite. Heavenly feeling to sleep in until 7am :) ...

Aveiro Town – Barra to Nazare : Davis Family Road Trip Portugal #6

Day 9: Tuesday Aveiro Town - Beach Destination Barra Beach Yay for a wave! We woke this morning determined for a beach day and in search for a wave. We found one today :) :)    A morning Sesh and finally getting into the ocean ...

Porto City: Family Road Trip through Portugal #05

PORTO City Day 8: Monday We woke to another beautiful downpour! And yes in rookie style i forgot to close the bathroom airvent leaving a mini flood in the house. Brave enough to leave the awning out overnight we woke some time ...

Camping in Madalena Davis Family Road Trip: Portugal #04

Day 7: Sunday Second day at Figueira de Foz and Camping in Madalena Woke up for a morning surf check and no such luck. We have been awake since 3am (SA time) as James has happily adjusted to haveing 4 siestas ...

Davis Family Road Trip – Portugal #03

Friday: Day 5   Peniche being a bigger town than Ericiera its not as easy to walk around. I set off for an incredible morning run along the cliffs of Peniche, following the jogging paths (thank heavens for a joggers pram) as ...

Davis Family Road Trip – Portugal #02

Wednesday: Day 3 First Day exploring Portugal’s Ericeira Everything in Ericeira is within walking distance. Which meant buying the skate attachment to our pram for Daniel to ride along has been our game changer! No more carrying the 4 year old after ...

Davis Family Road Trip – Portugal #01

So as it turns out, I haven't had too much spare time to write (let alone sit down) between feeding, changing, loo breaks and all the other events that happen with a life of two kids! But we are almost ...

Family Roadtrip: Portugal June/July 2018

I'm certain there are many that have gone before us and embarked on the family adventure of a life time (or at least one for the memory books!) I must admit I checked in with my trusty guru more fondly ...

Even while Dale’s surfing, he’s having a ball 

THIS week I caught up with friend, surf buddy and South African cricketer Dale Steyn about what surfing in summer in Cape Town means to him. Dale, better known for playing in Tests, T20 internationals and ODIs for the Proteas, is ...

Waves for Change is a lifeboat for kids

Cape Town is a jewel for surfers and non-surfers alike, so it was no surprise when it was again named one of the world's top 10 cities by Travel and Leisure magazine. If you look a little closer, though, you will ...