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It’s all in the family

“Come on Korstiaan! We’re going!” Dick shouts, “start your red van!” “Yes, ok, we’re going”, my brother Korstiaan says mysteriously , and slowly stalks off towards the stairs, “we’re going on a secret mission. So we’ll be gone for a while.” My brother-in-law and I can have conversations that go somewhat like this: “It’s going well, isn’t it, with …

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Goodbye homeland!

Just arrived guests: future colleagues! They were completely euphoric last night because they just signed the contract to buy their dream house. Now there´re more and more people move from the homeland to come and live here, and it seems they all stay at the Termas for a while. Sleep a few nights, just to take a …

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a cup of comfort

Most employees at the airport are grumpy and short tempered. Not representative of the cheerful people you normally meet in Portugal. Especially the customs officials are very surly. They don’t look at you and only talk to you to give you a short order. I forgot to take my laptop out of my suitcase O …

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A cute blond skinny dog

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] “There’s a little dog outside of your holidayhouse Oliveira, did you see it?” Henk enters with the unwanted news and does not gets frightened when I jump up and exclaim: “Oh no! No I don’t want anymore!” I run out the door to go check. Henk knows me a little longer and also knows that …

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