Tag: Eurovelo 8

Heading Home…

It didn’t take long for the practicalities of life on the road to kick in after my arrival at Cape St. Vincent. As I was recording the video clip in the previous post my mind was on the clock as I knew that the campsite supermarket closed at […]

Cycling Day 50: 5.10pm

Arrived at Camping Sagres – great site – and the tent is pitched. Reggie has been relieved of most of his panniers. All that remains is for us to cycle the remaining 6km to Cape St. Vincent. This plan is coming together…

Cycling Day 50: 2.20pm

Made it to Lagos & about to tuck into lunch; some pasta for that final bit of cycling. The N125 is now a lot quieter although the condition of the road itself deteriorates as each kilometre goes by. The wind is picking up however and I assume will […]

Cycling Day 50: 1pm

Slight change of plan (as ever). Both Albufeira & Portimรฃo were inconveniently distant from the lovely N125 so I have pressed on. The latter didn’t look at all appealing from the modern bridge spanning the wide estuary just to one side of the city with a skyline of […]

Cycling Day 50: 10.30am

Just over 25km cycled. Leaving Faro involved snaking through back roads but I was eventually allowed back onto the N125. Not that there is much joy on this road; poor surface, heavy traffic, no real view… But it’s a necessary evil. I’ll pause for coffee in Albufeira at […]