Tomar – The Town of Templars

Tomar – The Town of Templars

After our long day out in Coimbra we decided to stay another day and just loiter around the areas of town closest to the van. To eat breakfast in the park, lunch in the cafes, and spend a long chilled evening watching movies with our feet well and truly up.  In fact...
Driving Along the Douro to Porto

Driving Along the Douro to Porto

Iggy the Hymer motorhome is sitting by the mouth of the Douro river in Afurada, Porto. ( 41.142951, -8.648327 ). Outside the van the air rings with the familiar sound of gulls crying. I smile happily at my beloved sounds of the sea, and cast my mind back over the last...
Into the Interior – Mountains & Viseu

Into the Interior – Mountains & Viseu

It was with a bit of a gut wrench that we left Almeida in the morning to contune our journey through Portugal. I had really taken to the charms of the fortified village. And Marley really didn’t want to leave when the shepherd started herding sheep across the...

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