The persistent clouds and high prices of Paris were beginning to wear on me. As spectacular as my time in Paris had been, my own loneliness was combining with the grey Parisian days to form a toxic combination. Rather than turn to antidepressants, I decided to turn to the natural cure for melancholy and go in search of sun, sea and sand (and perhaps some human warmth as well).
All of these desires led me to Portugal. It’s not a country I know well actually and if western Europe has Continue reading