And being ill when travelling solo really sucks. Obviously it isn’t the best at any time but when travelling (particularly solo) it can become a bit of an issue. Most recently it was just a really bad cold, no hospital or doctors involved, just trying to converse with the pharmacist in an unknown language. It … More Being ill when travelling sucks
I headed to Ericeira next, which when I mentioned to anyone that that was my plan I was always asked whether I surfed – to which the answer was no, followed by a silent ‘dude’ in my head (sorry for the surfing cliché in the very first sentence). Ericeira is a beautiful town, 50km north … More Are you ever too old to learn to surf?
I like nature, although usually the wilder and unkempt variety, but the garden of Quinta da Regaleira was breathtaking, bewitching and bizarre. At one point sign posts give you the opportunity to visit a Labyrinthic grotto, an Ibis fountain, the Threshold of the Gods or the Pisoes Gateway. It is not every day you get these … More An utterly bonkers garden – my favourite place in Sintra