Tag Archives: Lagos

Ready to Depart

Considering we had prepared to leave on Friday we had a lot of jobs for the weekend. First amongst these was to walk up into town for a visit to the Vodaphone shop, to make sure we could stay online. … Continue reading

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Back on Board

We have returned to Lyra to begin the next leg of our slow journey to Greece. The sky is blue, the sun is dazzling and Lyra is looking beautiful. Sopromar, the boatyard at Lagos, has done a magnificent job of … Continue reading

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Neighbours

We are to have neighbours as we overwinter here in Lagos. They are a couple from Belgium, Annemie and Patrick, who will be staying on board their yacht throughout the winter. They have offered to keep a friendly eye on … Continue reading

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Back to the Summer

We came back out to Portugal on Tuesday, waking at a bleak 4.30 am to travel to Leeds Bradford for a breakfast flight. It was coId, damp and very dark. I had started with a cold, which John was just … Continue reading

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Journeys End

The final leg of our journey this year was a voyage of some eighty miles to Lagos, where we are to overwinter. It involved going round Cabo de Sao Vicente, the other end of the earth. We set off at dawn. All … Continue reading

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