Our Trip to Spain and Portugal: The Algarve Part 2

by Ann Marie Michaels on June 25, 2012

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Ahhh… the Algarve was so relaxing and so beautiful.

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We had no cares, no worries. No email, no utility bills or traffic tickets.

Just sunny skies, infinite stretches of blue ocean, and lots of good food and wine.

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And of course, plenty of rest.

We managed to muster up the energy to venture out one day for a drive to Salema and Sagres.

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Salema and Sagres are small fishing towns in southwest Portugal, about 30-45 minutes away from our hotel, which was in Luz, outside of Lagos.

We ate lunch outdoors at a little seaside place.

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This was our view from our table:

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This was the view looking up:

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We started with some wine, Portuguese bread and cheese.

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And some sardine pate.

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The resident cat who was under our table really liked the sardine pate.

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Then we ordered some grilled sardines.

Grilled Sardines in The Algarve, Portugal

Back to the hotel for a nap.

Just as it started to rain. Perfect timing!

Stay tuned for the next installment — our trip to Sevilla, Spain.

Photo credits: Map of the Algarve

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