A fortnight in pictures…. .

They say ‘a picture can paint a thousand words’ so in a departure from my usual narrative, and as I’m so behind with the blog, the pictures will have to do all the talking!

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The alternative French circus group ‘Cheptel Aleikoum, Circa Tsuica’.

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Xico checks out the new ‘salt lick’ Tim made for the donkeys.
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Mmm, now everyone takes an interest!
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New Years Eve – whenever there is an opportunity for a photo, Romano seems to be there to ‘photo bomb’ it!
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Madan – chief fire starter.
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Madan’s first experience of sparklers 🙂
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Romano welcomes Magalhaes, the new kid,who arrived on New Years Day.
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Magalhaes must feel a bit under the spotlight as the other donkeys come to stare him out.
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Margarida leads the way on an afternoon trek.
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I’m sooo glad donkeys don’t drool like dogs!
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Another trip to the local produce market.
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It’s not often I’ve answered my front door to a donkey!
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Romano led Magalhaes astray on a road trip to the neighbours and we had to go and retrieve them!
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A trek to the beach at Praia da Amoreira – Xico kindly carries our lunch.
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Magalhaes’ first sight of the sea.
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Lunch stop.
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Magalhaes’ first ever roll in the sand 🙂
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He is still alive!
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Following the river round to the sea.
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(!)
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Hopefully, this will be the first of many treks for Magalhaes.
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Team donkey.
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Xico enjoying a snack on our way back from the beach.
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Aww, Magalhaes is super friendly and he’s now my new favourite!
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Cutting bamboo to be used to replace the ceiling in one of the houses.
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Bamboo ready to be cleaned and dried.
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Loading the bamboo to get it back to the house.
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A music night.

Até mais!

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We are Jane and Tim and we recently gave up our jobs and rented out our house to persue a life of travel across Europe in our motorhome called Ollie.

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