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Our Trip to Costa Nova

The colourful houses in Costa Nova

Last week we made an overnight trip in Wendy, our motorhome, to the seaside town of Costa Nova. We’ve been working for 3 weeks straight on improving my home in Portugal so it was time to take a little break. Before we arrived in Costa Nova we stopped off in Aveiro, which is known as the […]


A day at the beach

Laura at Azenha do Mar and Zambujeira do Mar

By the second day of my WWOOFing adventure the weather hadn’t improved, so we went to the beach! It did seem a tad counter intuitive but it was still really good fun :) We went Zambujeira do Mar and Azenha do Mar (‘do Mar’ just means by the sea), which are within the Alentejo Natural […]


Qualifying Expedition: Success!

Group photo of the Duke of Edinburgh team

I just spent the past four days walking in the surrounding area of Calais, France, for my Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. In my group of seven we walked approximately 85km (53 miles) over the four days and camped at a site near Cap Blanc Nez, which is a WW2 memorial. We caught the ferry from […]