Archive for February, 2008

Portugal trip: Tavira

February 21st, 2008 at 8:58 pm » Comments (14)

One day on our Portugal trip to Monte Gordo we did a day trip to Tavira, another small town about half way between the airport in Faro and Monte Gordo, facing the Atlantic Ocean. We decided to take the local bus, which we often do when we’re out traveling, because that is an excellent way [...]

Portugal trip: Monte Gordo

February 19th, 2008 at 7:30 pm » Comments (25)

In April 2004 we took a last minute trip to Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal. We got placed at a hotel in Monte Gordo, 58 km east from the airport Faro, very near the border to Spain. When going there with the travel agency’s hired mini bus, we could see how different Portugal was [...]

5 Tip Top Beaches of Lifecruiser

February 17th, 2008 at 7:52 pm » Comments (17)

Elafonisi, Crete, Greece (Click to enlarge at Flickr) The most crystal clear water we’ve ever seen and shallow water. The water had glittering stripes in it too and at some spots the sand was colored from corals, which also has given it the name “the pink beach”. (This photo really don’t do it justice!) Sudersand, [...]