One of the oldest events in the Portuguese national racing calendar, the 39th ABIMOTA/Altice Grand Prix cycle race set off from Lisbon on 13 June. Over five days, the Grand Prix took cyclists all over Portugal. After leaving Lisbon, the 14 June saw the professional and sub-23 national teams depart from Coruche on a trip thatContinue reading “39th Grande Prémio Abimota 17 Junho 2018”
As we get home after an overnight stay in Aveiro, the first thing we see on the hills towards Agueda is a pall of smoke. Let’s hope this in not as bad as the previous fires. The police are still looking for the people who started those fires.
To make it worse, on the news at lunchtime they were reporting that the GNR (police) are looking for suspects who started the fire…
The view from Carris. This was taken about one hour ago, and has been burning since mid morning. It it in the 30s here at the moment, not a good temperature to be fighting fires (not that any temperature is)