Carvoeiro, Portugal

December 15-22, 2007 The week in Carvoeiro (near Faro) went by rather quickly, but it was one where I spent some time indoors catching up on all my blogs to date, reflecting on the places I’d already been, and finishing my online Teaching Adults English course. I also...

Flight to Portugal

December 14, 2007 – Egypt to Portugal I left my hotel in Sharm el Sheikh at 9:30 pm, taking a taxi instead of the hotel shuttle as it was way cheaper 50 EP instead of 85. I spent a couple of hours in the airport in cold air conditioning, which chilled me through...

First Days in Portugal

December 15, 2007 – Saturday After checking in to the Monte Carvoeiro Clube, I had a quick lunch at the café connected to the resort – a lovely normal tuna sandwich on ciabata bread. I hadn’t been able to get a sandwich in Egypt except dried up stale ones in the...