Saturday, December 8, 2007

A Winter Tan

Lagos. This place rocks. I booked the hostel for 3 nights, but have extended my stay by 2 more nights. I honestly think I could end my trip here, but I would like to have the chance to explore Lisbon a bit, so I will be heading north in the morning.

The days here are filled with sun, and the water is warm enough for swimming. For the last 3 days I have enjoyed myself on the beach, hanging out with other travelers and the locals who have added themselves to the traveling crowd, and working on a winter tan. I was getting annoyed at myself for having carried summer clothing and sandals, but the weather and beaches here have made the extra weight for the first part of my trip more than worth it. I have now used every last thing I brought with me from the States, making me feel like I have packed well for 3 months of traveling. The only thing I should have used more is my camera, but I do have new pics to post, though with only a few days left to go, they'll probably wait till I get back to my own computer.

I have also given the green wine a try. I hear that it is a Portuguese specialty, and though it looks really similar to white wine, it is quite tasty. Don't usually go for whites, but this wine has a unique taste. I wonder if I'll find it in the States?

Just a short one tonight, there is some salsa dancing going on tonight that I can't wait to see. Hope all of you are enjoying life as much as I am right now.


Matt said...

Bring a Green Wine recipe back with you recipe and I will attempt to make it if I can find the ingredients. No, Im not enjoying life quite as much as you are.

Anonymous said...

You may be able to find the green wine here, there's quite a few Portuguese restarants here. I'll look around a bit and see what I can scrounge up for you. It may not be the same thing, as Americans have a way of ruining foreign alcohol.

alw_ays said...

send me your address when you get home for the holidays.

I'm sorry your trip has to end, but, if it didn't, you couldn't start planning another one!


Matt said...

Try get the green wine ingredients and I will try make it.