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Before I saw the Ryanair EUR23 flight to Porto, I didn’t know much about Portugal beyond Lisbon. A short read up on Porto on wikitravel led me to conclude that it’s a port wine haven. 979 more words


Purple cave

Cave walls were filled with mussels and beautiful colors.

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NATO says Russian jets, bombers circle Europe in unusual incidents

MOSCOW — NATO said Wednesday that it had intercepted a large number of Russian aircraft flying close to European airspace in the past two days, in an “unusual” series of incidents that brought Russian bombers as far afield as Portugal. 707 more words


Portugal: Day 2

My day started by having breakfast with a Swedish woman in her late 50s. This woman was telling me about how she is backpacking for five months to escape winter. 373 more words


Winter Coaching Academy 2014

We have just returned from our latest Winter Coaching Academy in Portugal, here’s a brief outline of how the trip works.

After trying a few different destinations we have settled on Penina, the facilities there are very good with a championship golf course the resort course and a par 3 academy course, there is also a massive grass driving range with plenty of space for more than 100 golfers and there is a huge putting green and good pitching and bunker area for lessons and practice. 1,093 more words


Marvão, a dreamlike mirage in the sky

If they ever hand out prizes for most improbable village built on top of an implausible rocky outcrop nearly 3000 feet up and surrounded by a vast plain, I’m pretty sure Marvão would be the Bookmakers favourite. 674 more words