A Beach Sandwich and Changing Futures

27.1.16-31.1.16 Nazere GPS N39 59741 W9 0696 Weather dry with scattered cloud and sun 15 degrees After all our recent cultural experiences we have headed to the coast to Nazere which has an expanse of beach and the world record for the largest wave ever surfed a whopping 30 metres!!! Sat nav programmed off we…

Days of Culture

25.1.16 – 28.1.16 Coimbra GPS N40 19970 W8 42905 WEATHER DAY 1 LASHING IT DOWN 10 DEGREES DAY 2 CLOUDY THEN SUNNY 5-13 DEGREES Being as Coimbra is described as a city with the oldest University and lots of winding old alleyways (which as we later found out are very easy to get lost in)…

Campsite treat for the birthday weekend

Praia De Barra Portugal 23.1.16-25.1.16 N40 38.18 W8 44.41 Weather dry light cloud and sunshine 15-18 degrees As the weekend was approaching and it wasn’t just any old weekend it was my birthday weekend and the weather forecast was looking good, we headed for a the beach at Praia De Barra. This time we chose…

A New Day A New Country

Portugal  22.1.16 – 24.1.16  We did dig our passports out just in case, but other than a small sign at the side of the road we wouldn’t have known we had crossed over into another country. If we’d have blinked we’d have even missed that! Valenca Do Minho Weather some rain, cloudy 12 degrees Our…

What a difference a day makes

20.1.16-21.1.16   A Corruna Day 2 Weather a whopping 16 degrees (well it reached that at 2pm in the afternoon for around an hour!!!)   We enjoyed our little cycle around A Corruna that much that despite Paul spending ages re – loading the bikes on to the back of the motorhome we decided to…

Trying to avoid the downpours

18.1.16 – 19.1.16 FOZ N43 33.814 W007 15.486 Cost Per Night FREE Weather Cloudy with a little rain and then finally Sunshine 7 -11 degrees I know we really shouldn’t moan about the weather here especially as my Mum had text to say they had had 3 inches of snow at home but the heavy…

Over the water to Espanol

15.01.16-18.01.16 Although I had kind of been dreading the ferry across to Santander (I’m not good on water) the crossing on Brittany ferry’s Cap Finistere was a relatively calm one.  Yes ok the bit around the Bay of Biscay did actually manage to wake me from my slumber but my trusty sea bands seemed to…

Ends, Beginnings and a Good Send Off

The End Or Maybe Not – Our House Last week saw us emptying our house and making numerous trips to our furnitures new home namely 2 x 20ft storage containers. As rooms emptied  my lovely Mum and I began the task of cleaning each room from top to bottom to ensure everything was gleaming –…