Instead of exploring new cultures and places we have never been to, far away from where we come from, something we have done for the last four winters, we plan to settle in one place for the next few months.
I wondered if there was any point to taking part in marches to highlight climate change, or doing – or not doing – anything. But the fact is – everything we do has an effect on ourselves, others and the environment. Maybe we should be careful we don’t do anything too extreme.
There is a lot about Portugal that could tempt any nomad into becoming a local. The food is certainly a great attraction.
A once in a lifetime experience, preferably never to be repeated. Relieved to have escaped without any damage.