20 Years From Now...

"20 YEARS FROM NOW," Mark Twain said, “you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than the ones you did.”THIS online journal is dedicated to our next 20 years!

Thursday, 26 February 2015


Seven kilometres west of Lagos is the town of Luz or Praia da Luz. Originally a fishing village it has recently become a huge hit with British vacationers and the first thing we noticed when we arrived was a pub.

Monday, 23 February 2015

Lagos Tiles

Lagos is a visual delight from its sidewalks to pedestrian only streets to painted wall tiles added to the exterior of buildings. All showcase the vibrant personality of this amazing community.

Town Center

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

At Home in Lagos

The joy of travelling slow is the time it affords to wander and explore at one's leisure. Rather than feel like a tourist we're able to soak in the ambiance and view a community like a local. We buy our groceries in the same stores they do. We sip coffee or drink wine at an outdoor cafe, and stand in line as we all drool at the counter of a local bakery. 

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Lagos Fish and Farmer's Markets

We heard about the Lagos farmer's market on the first day we arrived in town and the past two Saturdays we've headed to the covered parking area next to the bus stop where the farmer's market is held from 7 AM to 1 PM.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Springtime in the Algarve

Even before this week's heavy rainfall there was evidence all around that winter in Portugal's Algarve will soon be a distant memory. The fields are a carpet of colour.

Monday, 9 February 2015

Walled City of Lagos

A week ago we left Albufeira and caught the bus to Lagos a town of 31,000 people located further west along the Algarve.