Leaving the monastery was quiet and we quickly began our descent on the Ruta da pedrae da agua. The babbling … Continue reading The Route of Stone and Water, then farms and a beach
If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims (or in our case, peregrinos). Today was a … Continue reading May Day, May Day!
The morning sky appeared threatening but not threatening enough to keep the Stand-up paddle boarders from their routine. We got … Continue reading Hail no-Oh Hail yes; to Esposende we go!
The streets are loud, dirty and filled with familiar scents. There is something about “the city” that always makes me … Continue reading New York, my happy place
This medieval town has buildings dating back to the Moor occupation in the 12th century. The main gate into Óbidos … Continue reading When in Óbidos, Ginja!
Pronounced: Err-ē- sara, Ericeira is not a small seaside town, it is a World Surfing Reserve.The sounds and views of … Continue reading Ericeira, a surfer’s paradise
Today’s journey was meant to be a 6+ hour walk. A wonderful shortcut happened instead. We rented electric bikes. This … Continue reading Over the hills, through the woods to Sintra we go
Our final stop in Utah as we head back east was actually a stop at the bottom corner where Utah … Continue reading Four Corners, Canyon de Chelly, Petrified Forest; Arizona, here we come.
We awakened to a frosted-over car and freezing temperatures at Bryce Canyon. We opted for a road trip instead of … Continue reading What happens south of Vegas…
We have headed to Utah to hike and admire The Mighty Five after the summer crowds have left and before … Continue reading On the road again…briefly!