Thursday, June 30, 2022
Tuesday 21st of June - summer solstice
In the morning at breakfast, Liam looks surprised to see everyone again at the kitchen table. Hey, they're all still there, he seems to think hahaha...
Today a train trip along the salt pans from Ria Formosa to Fuseta on the program.
From the station it's only a short walk through the friendly fishing village to reach the beautiful bay with the characteristic old Wes Anderson building of the rescue brigade.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Monday 20th of June - a lazy in and around Casa Henriette
Because some of us, despite the good protection against the sun, still suffered from sunburn due to the treacherous wind on Ilha do Farol, we decided over breakfast to make it an easy day.
So we stayed in Olhão and Henk and I made a long city walk in the neighborhood and recognized some of the tiled facades from last year.
We both love the colorful and photogenic houses in the old town.
When we went to the train station to buy tickets for tomorrow's train trip, just then they were pruning the bougainvillea and we were allowed to take a few branches of the pruning waste for our casa.
The rest of the day we spent at the plunge pool and in the shade of the morrocan-like roof terrace.
In the evening we went out for dinner together and Liam-Novi enjoyed the cozy dinner just like us. He deserves an award for best baby to take out to dinner!
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Sunday 19th of June - father's day
The first coffee on the roof overlooking the 'medina' (this became a morning ritual)
And then to the bakery to surprise Henk & Joe with a father's day breakfast in the kitchen.
Packing beach gear to be right on time to take the ferry from half past 10 to Ilha do Farol.
Some among us found it quite a hassle to get to the beach by boat, but once we arrived they totally got it! Island life is so relaxed and the beaches amazingly beautiful and quiet. We spend a lovely day at the ocean together!