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Algarve Resident, October 5 edition

Dear Editor,

What an ugly plan Pestana has presented: it resembles a prison block!

Why did they not visit the Cottage Colonies in, say,...

Dear Editor,

I travel regularly through Faro airport, usually once a month, so have witnessed first-hand the upheaval of the various stages of refurbishment and expansion over the last year...

I have always enjoyed words.

Not in a ‘nerdy’ way – I am not a particular fan of Scrabble, nor did I spend my lunchtimes at school engrossed in dusty volumes of the Encyclopaedia...

Two adventure tour companies are showcasing the best the Algarve has to offer

If you would love to get to know a different side of the Algarve, then an adventure tour is probably the best...

Dear Editor,

I would like to thank your correspondent, Pete, a restaurant owner in the “Strip” for the last 20 years, for his well-reasoned letter and proposals to try and deal with the...

Dear Editor, 

No, no, no … 1,000 times no. There are lots of great Portuguese coffee shops here doing very nicely, thank you. We do not want an American invasion – McDonalds is bad enough....

Pedal power

People are always looking for new ways of getting around the increasingly congested streets of London. Rickshaws are a common site and are increasingly becoming festooned with...

Volunteer that is! It’s all a big plus as far as I’m concerned and I’ve been doing it for 20 years here in the Algarve – from helping set up the first charity shop for the Algarve’s animal...

Dear Editor,

My wife and I purchased a holiday apartment in Vilamoura around 2004, and I have to say we have enjoyed every minute we are there (at least six times a year).

However,...

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