Last 2 days on the Algarve

Everybody decided to go for a walk to the lighthouse after the beautiful breakfast buffet. After a nice hot 15 minute walk we reached the top edge of the cliffs. When picture taking time started guess who whipped out his camera and started shooting. The lost camera had been in the van in a forgotten bag. Whew! I sketched and everyone wandered off to explore the cliff tops. After finally getting back to the hotel and meeting up near the pool we found out no one had chosen to go down the many, many steps to the beach since it meant coming up the hundred plus steps in the heat. Seems Portugal doesn’t heat outdoor pools but since it is the end of the summer season it is only the bravest (or craziest depending on your view) who go in and swim for a whole 5 minutes. After changing our driver came and we went to Silves for the World’s Best Chicken. It tasted finger-licking great and the fries had been freshly cut and did not taste greasy at all. Felt sorry for the poor guy working the grill in the heat but he had perfected the┬áBest Chicken timing of cooking chicken. Off we went to visit the most southwesterly part of Portugal – Cabo de S. Vicente. Tried to get a few pictures while fighting the wind. Easily see why the Portuguese explorers made it all the way to the Americas with those winds. Back to the hotel …