Planes, trains, automobiles….. and bikes, cruise ships, yachts…… it’s all there in one photo. Lisbon is an exciting city – quite extensive so we use the cycle route along the waterfront – with a successful mix of modern and old.
1. Eurovelo 1 is rarely signposted in The Algarve, and 2. not shown at all on Google maps. We use Locus Map Pro, an inexpensive offline mapping programme, with GPS, that shows all hiking and biking trails as well as contours, street details, it’s from openstreetmap. Not only is EV1 difficult to find without Locus … Continue reading
We are cycling from Faro to Lisbon following Eurovelo 1. It’s a pleasant quiet coastal route, some tricky rough sandy sections, and some steep gradients, but we are traveling slowly and enjoying ourselves. I am rather surprised to hear so many English voices: until I read a local ex-pat newspaper. One can retire to Portugal (183 … Continue reading