Converted Technophobe?

I’ve always loved maps. When I was a kid I would spend hours drawing them – treasure maps, lost islands, occasionally whole countries. Sometimes they were doodles in the back of school notebooks when the lessons got boring, sometimes they turned into much more elaborate affairs. I’ve also always liked studying maps. As I got older, I would…

Ready To Ride

So what do you fancy? Cycling through remote villages that look as if they haven’t changed in centuries, blasting across the Alentejo plains to get to the Algarve or pottering up the coast of Portugal? After several months of work, I’ve at long last completed my overhaul of the Touring Routes pages – which include all…

Finding Your Way In Portugal

I do love Portugal but one of the biggest frustrations about cycling there is the lack of decent maps. Or, more frequently, the complete absence of maps of any sort! Oh, plus a few other issues. Like inconsistent road numbering and highly erratic road signage. And that many maps are out of date. It also…