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by smudger
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: newsletter/webcam
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: newsletter/webcam

It's a shame it's so quiet as this was always my 'go to' for information on cvo and in the early days, provided lots of answers to my questions .... having finally decided recently to set up a facebook account, you've just reminded me of one of the reasons apart from A Rampa's menu 😀 Agree ceh, thi...
by smudger
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Shop at Rocha Brava
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: Shop at Rocha Brava

I was told it was 9pm. I think Intermarche is open until 9.30pm, we have also used the small supermarket on the in road, behind Hemingway’s. The supermarket on the in road behind Hemingway’s is closing. No new stock, running down current store. Owner retiring but son apparently taking over but shop...
by smudger
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Taxi Rank at Smilers
Replies: 1
Views: 420

Re: Taxi Rank at Smilers

Depending on the reason for complaint I would of thought GNR office. If not them, they might direct you to Lagoa Council as they might licence taxi drivers.
by smudger
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Shop at Rocha Brava
Replies: 5
Views: 1523

Re: Shop at Rocha Brava

I was told it was 9pm. I think Intermarche is open until 9.30pm, we have also used the small supermarket on the in road, behind Hemingway’s. The supermarket on the in road behind Hemingway’s is closing. No new stock, running down current store. Owner retiring but son apparently taking over but shop...
by smudger
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Big Will
Replies: 6
Views: 2355

Re: Big Will

Saw him in Tony’s last week having brunch. Seemed in good form given the chat with his pal and table next to him. When he walked away he seemed to move OK.
by smudger
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Boardwalk and Escadinhas
Replies: 0
Views: 686

Boardwalk and Escadinhas

Had a walk along boardwalk today, first for a while, and noticed that wooden poles and a rope ‘handrail’ had been installed at Escadinhas at several sections. Also a gate installed at the point where you leave the boardwalk and step down towards the access tunnel. Someone been and done a health and ...
by smudger
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: IDL post Brexit
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Re: IDL post Brexit

Brought both of mine just in case! One lasts a year, the other for 3 years. Problem is can’t remember which is which, need to check online! :(
by smudger
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Restaurant reviews
Topic: Elle & Ela closed
Replies: 8
Views: 1089

Re: Elle & Ela closed

The sign mentioned opening at a new location but the new location has been covered up with Snopake. :?
by smudger
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Taxi from Faro airport
Replies: 7
Views: 1259

Re: Taxi from Faro airport

wedgepat wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:35 pm
Is the price quoted per person What’s the minimum number of passengers?
From experience price is for 4 people, more then 4 costs more from using local taxis in CVO.
by smudger
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: NEWSLETTER
Replies: 10
Views: 2170

Re: NEWSLETTER

June newsletter is available, well done Margarida, another interesting edition. Your item on street closures raises some important issues, the balance between increasing revenue for local businesses against the disruption to local residents and businesses caused by the new restricted access to prope...
by smudger
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Hop On Hop Off bus
Replies: 0
Views: 917

Hop On Hop Off bus

Seen the Hop on Hop off bus a couple of times, leaflets now displayed at the various stops. One day ticket is €15 for adult, €10 for child (6-12 years). Runs from Praia Da Marinha to Portimao.
by smudger
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Parking charges
Replies: 2
Views: 875

Re: Parking charges

Meant to add free parking starts just before Chefs Kitchen!!
by smudger
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Parking charges
Replies: 2
Views: 875

Parking charges

Just reminding folks that the parking charges have started again on the out road from restaurant A Vela.
by smudger
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Flea markets
Replies: 4
Views: 968

Re: Flea markets

The Portugal News lists the various flea markets. I pick up a free copy either in Intermarche or Apolonia every Friday.
by smudger
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: The day after..
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Re: The day after..

Original advice on getting International Driving Permit was I had to travel into Glasgow city centre post office (20 minute train journey then 15 minute walk), complete a form, hand over required proof of identity, photo and cash. Seems due to large demand for IDP, the need to complete the form is n...