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Portugal – Fundao area – catch up

Our arrival was on Easter morning getting stuck on too small of a road in the center of a small village in a Catholic country on Easter Sunday morning at the end of Mass. I experienced a major paradigm shift from being embarrassed to learning to laugh at the most embarrassing of situations. A major breakthrough in a life of unexpected experiences and adventure. easter.jpg

The village was full of these traditional older people. Friendly, hospitable and wonderful. Felt like going back in time.

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Barbara bbqing fish from the fish van. Communal kitchen in the background. No mains anything. Had to build a fire under the bathtub to take a hot bath – or jump in the lake. The toilet…. well…. lets say it involved sawdust and a couple of long pieces of wood to sit across. Creativity that should be admired

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Schooltime around the kitchen table.

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TJ and Hannah spent hours on Nono the donkeys back while he grazed in the Olive grove. He is a cheeky donkey always trying to steal used coffee grounds out of the compost or put his head on your shoulder to steal a muffin from your hand.
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