Category Archive: Spain & Portugal

Sporgal #6: e por fim, Lisboa

And so we arrived in Lisboa, the last stop in the Sporgal adventure. It feels like so long ago, I don’t think I have much to say really. Except to mention that the… Continue reading

Sporgal #5: Porto and a glorified sandwich

We were told that Porto was a must-visit city. I was naturally very suspicious. It’s a beautiful city, they said, but not like Lisboa. It’s similar to Lisboa, they said, but different. Is… Continue reading

Sporgal #4: a rest stop in Agolada

We had spent a little over a week travelling through southern Spain and then hopping over the border to Portugal. It was about time for a little break in the journey. This is… Continue reading

Sporgal #3: Faro, Farol and eggy tarts

I don’t remember much about Spain by way of pastries. Okay there were the empanadas and the piononos but… like I said, I don’t remember much. Portugal, on the other hand, could have… Continue reading

Sporgal #2: Sevilla and the quest for paella

When it comes to packing, my attitude is along the lines of: you never know what you might need. Which is why I ended up lugging a huge 20kg* backpack around Sporgal in… Continue reading

Sporgal #1: Malaga, Granada and monster cones

Home again. No more sitting on cobblestone streets munching on Portuguese egg tarts and supermarket roast chicken; dutifully taking photos like a good tourist and pretending that I came to do more than… Continue reading