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Oct 9, 2016 - Armacao de Pera, sun and surf

Oct 7, Day 7 Despite our long day yesterday, we were still up at a decent hour and caught the first free shuttle, from the resort to Armacao de Pera, the closest, bigger town. Fernando is one of the co-owners, who drives the shuttle. He loves Canada, calls it his second home as he does a lot of promoting the resort over there. There were too many for the little shuttle, seats 8, so he drove them and came back for us (being good Canadians, we didn’t shove our way onto the bus, since we were the last ones to get there, despite being early.)...

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Oct 5, 2016 - Swim, eat, relax and repeat

Seems like all we're saying is we swim, we eat and we relax! Life is good and we're enjoying the beautiful weather to the fullest! Day Four Another lazy morning, then we hiked the path along the top of the cliffs. The path starts in the middle of our beach, with a side going to Sra da Rocha Chapel and the other side away from it. The paths were constructed by the Gov’t of Portugal and from the sign there, we think almost €50,000 was spent on them. They’re not perfect, so you have to watch where you walk, especially since some spots are very...

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Oct 1, 2016 - Sra da Rocha Resort, honey, we're home!

At the Resort Finally, at about 2pm (9 am Ottawa time, almost 23 hours of travel from when we left the house!) we arrived at Senhora da Rocha Resort. Our room wouldn’t be ready until 4, but we had been warned of this, and had towels and bathing suits handy! They stored our suitcases, we changed and off we went. First a little walk, so we knew where we were going when we had to find our apt, walked to the edge of the cliff to see the beach and ocean (but too many steps to do with so little energy) and then off to the pool for a glass of...

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