Martine (one of my friends) went to the Algarve in Portugal for a long weekend with her husband. This area is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches, but that wasn’t what they were interested in at all. Luckily there’s lots more to see too. Faro is the capital of the Algarve. It’s one of the most authentic cities in South Portugal. Faro has a beautiful old centre, fascinating tourist sites and charming restaurants and shops. It also has a great archaeological museum, housed in a former convent.
Read more in Daphne’s Diary 03-3019.