Travel and Adventure

A Taste Of Portugal – sun, sea and history in the heartland.

  Beautiful memories of Portugal continue to haunt me. I’ve already written about how wonderful Lisbon was, a city I yearn to visit again. But Portugal is so much more than Lisbon and I had a chance to venture outside of the city during my recent visit. A smorgasbord of wonders with beautiful scenery, awe-inspiring architecture, quaint …

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A Taste Of France – postcard from Charente.

  From the Atlantic coast to the foothills of the Massif Central the beautiful Poitou-Charentes region of western France is an amazingly diverse landscape. With some of the mildest weather in France outside the areas on the mediterranean, it spans sundrenched beaches, estuaries, vineyards, rivers and woods. Breathtaking are the fields just resplendent with sunflowers their faces …

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