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Rotterdam: visited the best food market hall in the country

Rotterdam was quiet when I arrived at 8 am on a bus from London. I had spent the night drifting in and out of sleep,...
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Camino de Santiago: followed the road to the end of the...

 I was welcomed to the north of Spain with pouring rain. The landscape had a green richness I constantly compared to the yellow, dry...
Porto Portugal

Porto: looked across the city of chaotic rooftops

The train into Porto carries you along the coast and down into the city with fantastic views of the river. It was raining but...
Music Portugal

Lisbon: listened to Fado, ate Natas, drank Ginjinha

“These memories are from my dreams. I keep my eyes open but see nothing. The things I do see aren’t here. Waters. The lush...
algarve portugal

Lagos: walked one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines

We chased the sun into Lagos, which was setting over the town. Just walking into the center, my ears honed in on the English...
Moroccan Carfts

Morocco to Europe: crossed the sea between Tarifa and Tangier

After a week in Morocco, I was ready to travel Europe. The week had been intense; full of long bus journeys, chaotic streets, loud...