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Snorkelling in Antigua

9) Madeira

Cascais, Lisbon to Madeira This was most definitely a departure from the plan we didn’t have. If in fact we had any plan at all, it was to head south to the Algarve for the winter or maybe, even Gibraltar.  The Atlantic Island of Madeira was not on our Radar until we met ‘The man …

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Snorkelling in Antigua

8) Portugal

The Rias to Portugal We had decided to begin the next leg of the adventure from the Ria which is the furthest south, Ria de Vigo. The distance from here to Póvoa de Varzim on the Atlantic coast of Portugal was around 65 miles, so another early start to ensure we arrived in daylight in …

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7) The Rias

A new experience. Neither Amanda or I had never been to Northern Spain or the Rias so this was going to be quite an adventure. We had researched as much as we could and now it was time to head off and explore. As you can probably imagine, the natural beauty was amazing, but we …

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