Fun With Friends at Praia da Poça, Cabo da Roca, and Sintra

A quick jaunt through four days with our friends David and Elizabeth; the first of many who come to visit (we hope!)

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Hello there! Welcome to this crazy little blog of mine. The title is a reference to the famous Dylan Thomas poem, "Do not go gentle into that good night" (but rage against the dying of the light, etc. -- I drank a shot of Jameson's whisky in his honor at the White Horse pub in New York City a while back, a place where it is said he drank 18 shots of Jameson and died that night at 39; but that's another story.) And as Thomas declares in the poem, and if you are anything like me, you will not give up. You will not fade away. You will not go gentle into that good night. You will rage against the dying of of the light. You want to explore everything this life has to offer before we are dragged off, kicking and screaming, to that next Great Adventure. So let's see what this adventure is all about, shall we? Hey, along with my wife Virginia and our faithful dog, Wyatt Earp Clark (don't ask; it is supposed to be 'ironic'), we just moved to Portugal! For a year. Call it a gap year for geezers; an experiment in grey; an are-you-crazy-or-what-senior-meltdown -- call it whatever you like, but this is our way of stepping out of our comfort zone, not settling in for life's last stand. Call it brave or foolish (or a little of both), we are committed to taking a peek around every corner we can. While we still can. Care to join us? Welcome aboard, matey! View all posts by ragingtraveler

3 responses to “Fun With Friends at Praia da Poça, Cabo da Roca, and Sintra

  • Gpberns

    Love this film and music. Sintra is obviously the little special place where Frank Sinatra used to hole up in when he required solitude. Hi to David and Elizabeth and Virginia. What fun for all of you. Gerry

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  • Jules & Verne

    Great video Nelson! I often cycle through Praia da Poça on my way to Guincho and think about how it be to live right next to the beach. I also liked the way you integrated photographs and video. A few weeks ago I hiked the Fishermen’s Trail and collected a bunch of footage: this might just be what I need!

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