Epilogue

We're back in Florida. Here are some final thoughts about this month-long trip to Tavira, Portugal, where we stayed in this apartment building. The trip back to Faro airport was a bit hairy, as the car service did not show up -- or so it seemed -- but Portugal has a funky way of listing…

River walk

Today, I woke up feeling ill at the prospect of returning to Florida in a week, but the good news is that yesterday was finally cool enough in Tavira for my wife and I to take a hike in the backwoods of the Algarve. We didn't  have to go very far to find ourselves almost completely…

Cold shower on a hot day

Disappointing day so far. We went to East Tavira, and took a look at a second floor apartment, not far from Aquasul.  It had no AC and would require more than a quick bodge to get it in acceptable living condition. Ceilings too low; cracked walls; low kitchen counter; no internet, NO AC; dark dingy and…