David Cameron visits the sleepy town of Aljezur

Aljezur, is the first location in my "Out and About" series where I review various towns and villages in the Western Algarve. The sleepy town of Aljezur is now well and truly on the map since the British Prime Minister and his wife, Samantha, visited the local market to buy squid. It made me smile... Continue Reading →

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Beyond the historic castle walls of Aljezur

This photograph was taken from the walls of the 10th Century Moorish castle of Aljezur in the Western Algarve. The castle, set high on the hill, has panoramic views across the rolling countyside, the historic town of Aljezur and to Monchique mountain beyond. This post is inspired by the WordPress Weekly Photo challenge. This week's... Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato Festival – Festival da Batata-Doce de Aljezur

We went along to the FESTIVAL DA BATATA-DOCE in Aljezur last weekend and it was really enjoyable! Although the event focused on the Sweet Potato (Batata-Doce) there were lots of other stands selling local crafts and food. These included cakes, herbs, liquors, local wine, honey, the famous Monchique Sausage, and of course several different Sweet... Continue Reading →

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