Life in a nutshell, 'cos it's better if you're nuts!

A collection of random thoughts, adventures, happenings and general goings on in the Gardner Family.
Tavira

Tavira

Tavira looked like an interesting day out and was recommended as a full day excursion by our tour company. Hmmm !
It is a pleasant little town, but there’s not an awful lot to do there.

Caves, Coves and Caches

Caves, Coves and Caches

A day of surveying the Algarve coast, firstly from a boat, and then from the tops of the cliffs.
Oh yes, it was time to do a bit of geocaching.

Caching on the Beach

Caching on the Beach

A lazy day of booking things up for later in the holiday, followed by a night out in Albufeira Town and a caching event on the beach.

The End of the World

The End of the World

A day trip out to the very south-western tip of Portugal – to Sagres and the lighthouse at the end of the world.
It’s a bit like Land’s End, only warmer.

Albufeira Marina

Albufeira Marina

A lazy day of settling into our apartment after an extremely long day with a lot of travelling the day before.
It was really very warm, so we decided to max out on the “chillin” front.

Brum Brum Brum

Brum Brum Brum

If you set off for your holiday really, really early in the morning then you get an extra day. This is an especially useful concept if you remember it beforehand, and dress accordingly.

The Algarve

The Algarve

Two weeks of sea, sunshine and general relaxation on the south coast of Portugal.

Walkern Multis

Walkern Multis

Someone, somewhere, once said there was a geocaching challenge that requires you to find 10 or more multi caches in a day. That sounds like something that needs to be achieved.

Grafham Grabs

Grafham Grabs

A Sunday jaunt over towards Grafham Water to finish off a couple of bits of circuits I’d missed out on before – the Woolley Mammoth and the S2E2.

Yaxley to Conington

Yaxley to Conington

I set off with the objective of trying to make over 100 finds, and I’d decided that the A1 to the south of Peterborough would be a good place to go. I ended up setting a new

Rockin’ Remix

Rockin’ Remix

A return to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half in Liverpool. This time it was Kas’s turn to run it and my turn to look after the kids.

Wirral Wander

Wirral Wander

While we were up in Liverpool again for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon I took the opportunity to go and do a bit of caching on The Wirral.