Travel Digest – September 2012

BHUTAN Ahh … who doesn’t dream of visiting magical Bhutan? Fuel your dreams even more by visiting www.amankora.com and learning more about the Aman Resort group’s lodges situated across five valleys in the Kingdom. CHILE – EASTER ISLAND It is unlikely that, hitherto, anyone setting off to explore unique Easter Island would expect to find … Read more

September in Portugal

story and photos by Glen Sorestad In mid-September we flew to Lisbon and began a two-week adventure in Portugal, a country we had never visited.  We wanted to get a taste of a few different parts of the country and we chose to spend some time in Lisbon itself before renting a little car and … Read more

The Cloisters of the Jeronimos Monastery

Anyone for Lisbon?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”15043″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]story and photos by Rod Paterson Have you been to Lisbon yet?   If not, I suggest that you consider including it in your travel plans. On a recent visit to Portugal we were pleased to discover what an attractive city it is. There is so much to see and do there, yet … Read more

Comares

Portugal’s Algarve and Comares in Spain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5679″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]story and photos by Fred Nagy   Europe has long been a favourite destination for us, both having been born there, but we had never visited the South-West corner – Portugal and Spain – so last year was the year.  We flew to Lisbon and picked up our rental car since we … Read more