Life with a garden in Alte

The garden at Avo Olimpia's house in Alte is not just for lemon trees and orange trees. It's also a place for herbs and flowers. Many, many flowers. In particular, roses. When I was growing up, my grandparents had a truly incredible rose garden. I frequently remember walking through the garden with my grandparents, examining…

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January 2015: Heather & Kevin spent 1.5 days sightseeing in Lisbon.

Julie's flight from Lisbon onward to Prague left quite early in the morning. That left Kevin and I with another day and a half in Lisbon before carpooling down to the Algarve with his godfather. While our few days with Julie had been about relaxation and exploratory walks throughout the city, Kevin and I knew…