Portugal Lockdown Quiz – The Answers

These are a bit later than originally promised (sorry) but here are the answers to my Pedal Portugal Lockdown Quiz. I’ve posted each question with the relevant picture clue and my answer. As I said in the original post there may be more than one answer possible but these are mine!  Thanks to everyone who…

Picture Clues – Portugal Lockdown Quiz

Last week’s Lockdown Quiz is proving quite tough – we haven’t had many answers and the top score so far is 17 out of 21. So, for anyone who is still scratching their heads, here are the questions again along with some picture clues that may help. Like the questions, some of the clues are…

Pedal Portugal’s Lockdown Quiz

Sadly, like so many of you, the Pedal Portugal team (me and Carolyn) is stuck at home, hoping to save lives by going nowhere. (Apart from a quick ride on our tandem or a walk to the beach when it’s not too busy.) So, if you’ve had enough of Netflix binges, household chores, rereading the…

Hope For Us All

So, what – if any – is the age limit for doing a bike tour? And by bike tour, I mean a multi-day trip, riding for 4-6 hours each day, going up hill, down dale etc, etc. The simple answer of course is that there’s no actual limit. But most of us would probably expect…

Dealing With Dogs

I’ve cycled many thousands of kilometres in different countries – mainly in Europe – and I’ve never (yet) been bitten by a dog. But I know that fear of dog attacks is a major issue for some cycle tourists, including in Portugal. So, how do you deal with dogs and how come I’ve never (yet) been…

The Art Of Portugal

There are many things I love about Portugal apart from the cycling – the scenery, the history, the wine, the food, the wildflowers and, of course, the people. But I’m also often struck by the art of Portugal. Not the kind of art you see in galleries or museums but its public and street art.…