Monchique

On our recent trip to Portugal we had reserved a day to cycle up Monchique, the ride was twofold, as well as a cracking climb up to Foia for Kaye to try out her e-bike it was also a chance to have a look at the aftermath of the recent wild fires that had raged…

Monchique and Cape St Vincent

Monchique With ten days left in Portugal I had time to fit in a couple of rides between sightseeing stops. Kaye was still unable to cycle any distance because of her leg injury so a camp stop in Silves gave me a chance to ride up Monchique, the highest point in the Algarve at 902m.…

Cycle Hire In The Algarve

A two-week holiday in the Algarve and the cycling shoes swapped for hiking boots. Sunday morning was no different from any other sunny day in the Algarve save that is the day when most of the Portuguese cyclists take to the road. Whether numbers were boosted by Rui Costas win last week as the new road…