Following the river Guadiana

After the monthly hippy market and a fresh €10 in my pocket from selling my ginger beer, I felt like a complete change of scenery, I had been camping every night by beaches and the sea and it was time to move inland for awhile. I’d met a fellow LDV owner who had told me … Continue reading Following the river Guadiana

Monthly Hippy Market

The monthly hippy market at Barão de Sao Joao held every 4th Sunday of the month has been serving up a collective mix of food stalls, handmade hippy items, music and a feel good factor, for 20 years. in fact just celebrating that milestone in April this year. For anyone living the #Vanlife if you … Continue reading Monthly Hippy Market

Rugged West Coast part two

After spending a few days overlooking Vila Nova de Milfontes, exploring the beaches and being blessed with perfect blue sky’s I headed further north looking for Praia do Malhao a beginners surf wave and apparently a few nice places to park a camper. I headed down the sandy track signposted from the main road. And … Continue reading Rugged West Coast part two

Hitting the rugged West Coast

Looking at a map of Portugal you will find from Sagres in the south west tip all the way to Sines just below Lisbon is all nature reserve, a mix of rugged granite cliffs at Sagres slowly dissipating into softer sandstones and dunes by the time you reach Sines. The skyscraper holiday apartments of the … Continue reading Hitting the rugged West Coast

Leaving Barranco Beach

The time had come to leave the tranquility of barranco beach and the #vanlife family I had made, my folks had arrived in Portugal and were hear for a few days, this was good chance for a catch up. As I headed towards rocha brava, my meeting place with my folks, I decided to stop … Continue reading Leaving Barranco Beach