Monthly Archives: February 2018

We are up in the hills…

(Sunrise this morning) Do you remember the first time we took Ruby to Portugal? (I’ve put a link here if you want to remind yourself.) We ended up on teeny tiny roads searching for internet access. Well we’ve done it … Continue reading

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Warm hugs from the south…

(Our car park tonight is just around the corner from this beach) We’ve moved again further into Portugal… just a little bit. To a town called Viana do Castelo, less than 100km north of Porto. There was a temptation to … Continue reading

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We’re in Portugal!

(We’re here!) We have arrived! Less than a hour’s drive and we’ve crossed the border. We forgot about the time change (we’re now back to Irish time) and went looking for coffee at 9am! But that’s one of the great … Continue reading

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Discomfort Zone

(Freezing grass) It was absolutely freezing when we got up this morning. It was also literally freezing… outside the van. Luckily it was over the 4℃ necessary inside to keep the drinking water inside the tank. We decided in spite … Continue reading

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We have electricity!

(Just as the sun was rising at Ortiguera. Can you see the fishing boat coming home?) We have moved from our lighthouse location overlooking the Bay of Biscay, but before we left I took some pictures as the sun was … Continue reading

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We have a lighthouse!

(Ortiguera. To the right… a little cove…) I hope my photographs can do some justice to the beauty of the place we have found ourselves in today because I am struggling to find words to describe it… Oh and the … Continue reading

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Can I check your oil and water?

(That’s a ginormous sign) We now have a petrol station to add to our locations. I think this is the first time we’ve ever stayed the night at a petrol station, but I know petrol stations… My Dad ran a … Continue reading

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