Category Archives: portugal

Last post of the European Summer Tour Blog 2011

It’s too bad that such a great adventure must come to an end, but United Surf Camps European Summer Tour 2011 is finished and so is the blogging about it. I thought that I would sum up the trip in … Continue reading

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Heading back to Spain

From the point that I took off from Porto it didn’t take long before I passed the border to Spain. I was met by a verdant Galicia with winding roads through narrow mountain passes, deep valleys and dense forests. Mountain … Continue reading

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Surf camp Porto

So how would I describe Porto? That’s an easy one: “Surf and the city”, because surf camp Porto offers a great mix of surfing and urban tourism. One of my first days in Porto, the surf camp manager Rodrigo (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Rory shows how it’s done

Rory, one of the instructors at the surf camp in Lisbon catching a wave at Praia da Foz de Lizandro in Ericeira.

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Surf camp Lisbon

The surf camp outside Lisbon is located at Praia das Macas; a beach with golden sand, clear sea and the village offers restaurants wherever you look. When we arrived at the accommodation, we were overwhelmed by all of the decorations … Continue reading

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First wave of the trip

One of the first waves I caught during the trip. This one in Algarve, Portugal. At the end of my journey, we’ll see if I have improved my skills  🙂

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Roadtrip along the Portuguese coast

After a great stay at the surf camp in Algarve, the next destination was the surf camp outside of Lisbon. One of the best things about staying at the surf camps is all the great tips you get from the … Continue reading

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