So much to tell you and our time in Spain and Portugal is almost up. Spent the day in Albufeira on the southernmost part of Portugal. Aimee took us to visit her great aunt and uncle who have a place here. I guess this is Europe's Arizona. Theresa offered to do the census of young well tanned young men on the beach and at the ocean side cafes. We all enjoyed walking on the beach and getting sand between our toes. Here's a short video to show you a bit of what...
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We have arrived at Portugal's capital, Lisbon. Here's some quick fact I found on wikipedia: It is larger than Calgary with a population of 3 million on a area of 958 km2, it is the 9th most populous urban area in the European Union. Lisbon is the westernmost large city located in Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. It lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. So mu...
Before leaving northern Portugal we went to Bairrada. Finally a chance for a wine tour. For more information about his part of our adventure see the article posted in the lunch room.
South to Vigo and then cross the border into Portugal. Arrived in Porto before the sun set. Got to see this amazing art installation over a traffic circle. Apparently they like decorate their traffic circle. Found a TED talk about the artist that you must watch. Includes a picture of the traffic circle we saw today. Go to Janet Echelman: Taking imagination seriously http://www.ted.com/talks/janet_echelman.html. You will be amazed. Almost lost Theresa as she has ...