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The ‘orca’ of Portugal

Laura sat on the Orca de Santo Tisco

This post title is deliberately misleading, sorry! When travelling along the road near the town of Carregal do Sal there is a large wooden billboard that alludes to a nearby ‘point of interest’, specifically one that refers to the ‘Orca de Santo Tisco’. When passing it I would think ‘What? Killer whales in Portugal?!’ and […]


Wayhey, she’s back in Portugal!

Canterbury Railway Station and Gatwick Airport Shuttle

Hey folks! Well, I’m back in Portugal and now the fun begins! Or not! It’s been raining on and off since I got here and I think I might’ve just heard thunder. I think it’s actually colder than England at the moment, but there’s still plenty to do inside. Here are some random pics of my journey […]


Cycling in Portugal and Jon’s Sunburn

Laura cycling in England

  My parents managed to sneak a couple of mountain bikes into the removal van to Portugal. In the UK, I do quite a bit of cycling, I love it, but I’m pretty useless at it. We have the Great Stour Way on our doorstep where we live near Canterbury and for about three months […]