Tag Archives: Portugal
This week’s photo comes from our visit to Coimbra last year, which did not last too long as it was already becoming dark by the time we arrived. However I did manage this great shot of the city with the … Continue reading
Before going on holiday Raquel and I had spoken about perhaps travelling around Portugal and seeing some other places which I hadn’t visited on other trips. That was the plan. I used the past tense because in fact we did … Continue reading
When Raquel and I started dating and things became more serious, we said that 2012 would be a pivotal year for us; a year in which a few decisions about our life would be made.
A popular tourist activity in Madeira is doing the “Volta a Ilha” otherwise known as circumnavigating the island by car. This is another thing that I’ve wanted to do for ages, but never managed to do on trips with my … Continue reading
We returned from Porto Santo all rested out and ready for some sightseeing on Madeira itself, though we only had two days to see the island as we would be leaving on Sunday (after arriving from Porto Santo on Thursday … Continue reading
I don’t get too many opportunities to take photos of the night sky and stars, mostly because I’m always in the city and there is way too much light pollution. Which is why one night in Porto Santo I decided … Continue reading
I’m back in Guinea after a great holiday with Raquel and her siblings in Madeira and as always after a good holiday, my mind does not want to work at all. I dwell on the lazy days at the beach … Continue reading
Bliss… Holiday bliss… That’s all I have to say! Here’s a sneak peak of what is to come!
Eighteen days is what stands between me and my next holiday with Raquel! Considering I have one vacation before my before wedding, choosing a location for it was tough. Last year I had three vacations before going to London and waiting … Continue reading
In the last year I’ve been to Portugal and Lisbon six times. That’s more than I had ever been along my whole life. Now, don’t get me wrong when I say that it isn’t my favourite city, as this doesn’t … Continue reading
The internet and google brought an age where whatever information you needed, you could find. This is especially useful when travelling and moving around for expats. Every time I move to different city, I immediately wiki the city, to find … Continue reading
“My friend, where you from?” “I’m from South Africa.” “Wallah?! But my friend, you no black! Your baba, mama from South Africa?” “No, my baba and mama from Portugalia” “My friend, then you no South Africa. You Portugalia!” This was … Continue reading
** “Às Armas” is the crescendo of the Portuguese National Anthem, and is practically calling the Portuguese to arms. My Brazilian colleagues found this slightly strange and violent for a national anthem, so much so that while me and my … Continue reading