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East Algarve Magazine (June 2010)


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The June 2010 edition of the free monthly local magazine for the East Algarve region of Portugal.

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  • 1. FR EastAlgarve m a g a z i n e EE © OlhÃO · sÃO brÁs · tavira · alcOutim · castrO marim · vila real de santO antÓniO June 2010 A visit to Pego do Inferno Health Reiki & Massage Gardening Golf tips What to grow in From Keith a Mediterranean Ashdown climate
  • 2. EastAlgarve m a g a z i n e Welcome... PUBLISHER & dESIgnER Well, May has been hectic and flown by, Richard Bassett with my husbands, sons and my birthday EdITOR in succession. We did find time to visit Pego Katie Bassett do Inferno, a beautiful waterfall just outside EdITORIaL cO-ORdInaTORS Tavira. If you've not been there yet, June Susan Purvis Richard Bassett Snr. is the perfect time to visit. We took a drive advERTISIng up to the restaurant Mesa do Cume, in the Call 961 700 200 or email hills of Alcaria, with breathtaking views and stunning food. It was a delightful afternoon. cOnSULTanT Arne Jakobsen This month we feature a lovely, unusual, gift the Great Dane shop, Casa das Portas in Tavira. Ladies, be PRInTEd By Litografis-Artes warned, you'll need hours to browse here. Graficas Lda, Ferreiras I would like to give Christopher Wright a dISTRIBUTIOn special thank you for all his help this month. Advertisers will be issued copies for Relax and enjoy your June edition. I'd love distribution, along with retail outlets. to hear from you if you find the articles All rights reserved. Except for normal review purposes, no part of this magazine interesting, or even visit some of the places may be reproduced without the written permission of the publisher. Every care featured. Oh yes, something big is happening this month, apparently it involves football... has been taken in the preparation of this magazine, but the contents are only meant as a guide to readers. The proprietors of this magazine are publishers not agents or sub agents of those who advertise therein. Good luck to all the teams! The publisher cannot be held liable for any loss suffered as a result of information gained from this publication Editor Projectcasa E Algarve 180x176.indd 2 8/2/10 12:25:15 guesthouse, BAR & BIstRo QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO fusETA O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q sTEAk nighT CARVERY fridays, from 6.30pm LAmb, bEEf & Rump €8.50 TuRkEY, pLus Rib EYE €10.00 ALL TRimmings siRLOin €13.00 16Oz T-bOnE €19.50 sundays from 1.00pm spECiALiTiEs inCLuDE (48 hours notice for T-bone) booking advised fresh local seafood • Cataplanas • special seafood rices • fish noodles • fresh grilled All steaks come with home OnLY 10€ fish • filet in mirandesa style (considered made chips, onion rings, Dish of the day + drink €6.50 mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, 3 course option the best meat in portugal)• french veal peas, and a choice of sauces. available for only 14€ steak • Duck breast in orange and honey Dish of the day + drink pLus muCh muCh mORE! + dessert and coffee €8.50 Call 281 971 484, email or see our website or see our map on the back page Rua da Liberdade n.º 126 fusETA • OLhÃO • ALgARVE Telephone 289 798 045 Page 2 Page 3
  • 3. St Vincent’s Anglican Chaplaincy will host a Hog Thanks for your article about water, Roast on 11th June at 7pm at Q.M.Garden centre health, in EA Magazine May. in Sta Barbara de Nexe. Tickets are 16 euros It is very interesting. It explains how children half price. There will be a cash bar. much water to drink, dependent on Vegetarian dishes are available if pre-ordered. weight: divide the weight in pounds in half. That makes the ounces of The evening is in aid of St Vincent’s Chaplaincy water one should drink. and its associated charities,. For further But: Since I am Dutch I don't information or to book tickets please contact understand the english ounces. or 289 999 335 or 917 How much is 1 ounce? In liters? 539 790 or 289 841972 or 915 547 621 or (Maybe more readers don't know Numbers are limited, so 8 please book early. 18 this.) Dear Sir, thank you for your email, there are 33.81 ounces in a litre, therefore, if you need to drink 80 Good Morning, ounces of water, it would be the May I first congratulate you on CONTENTS equivalent of 2.36 litres.W are glad e your April edition & especially your feature you found the article interesting, on Fuseta! But I also agree with you that maybe Best wishes, EAM. it is a secret 5nOTIcE BOaRdthoughts. place that shouldn't be shared with too many... Let us know your I have an appartment in Fuseta & I am planning 6 latestupEastdate on the nEWS Get to Algarve news! Remember "Don't hobble on spending more time there in I am also a fully qualified Iris the near future. h Dancing around in pain, 11 , 7The complete World Cup schedule. www.eas Teacher. I would be very interest WHaT’S On t ed in starting for baalgk a c issues book Bowen classes in the Eastern Algarve children & Adults. If anyone out for both 8PEOPLE from Casa das Portas. Meet Jane and regula Treatment with Gareth today!" interested in such classes, plea there would be se contact me at 10PLacES farm shop. A new organic updates! r See the health 11EvEnTSfirst Hog convention. Tavira's pages for details 12HEaLTH Massage. 34 Reiki and 13HEaLTH your teeth. Contact guesthouse, BAR & BIstRo Tips to protect QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO 14HEaLTH & hearing aids. us Bluetooth O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q 16Miss Tavira 2010. PEOPLE 18a vISIT TO This notice 30 Pego do Inferno. board is free for 20PROPERTy Tax. Capital Gains readers to use. 25PROPERTy month. Property of the Send us news, 27HOME the right builder. Choosing ideas or Country suggestions and 30FOOdMesa do Cume. From you’d like to nIght 34gaRdEnInginclimate. What to grow a share with our sat 26th june, 7.30pm Western Mediterranean readers. sing and dance night 39Cleaning up oil spills. EnvIROnMEnT Email: to all the popular sat 3rd July 7.30pm 40FInancEin green projects. songs of Queen sat 10th July Investing with Jake. starts 6pm Telephone bbQ beef, potato 42SPORT from Keith Ashdown. Golf tips 961 700 200 OnLY 7€ p/p wedges, bean relish, with line dancing OnLY 8€ p/p 44SPORT from Chris Wright. 8 price includes chicken includes meats and The latest Postal Address: curry and rice. OnLY 9€ p/p salads 46Featuring writer Stephen Frey. BOOK LOvERS’ cORnER EN270, CXP797A, Call 281 971 484, email or see our website Fonte Bispo, Tavira 47cLaSSIFIEdS Grab a local bargain. or see our map on the back page Page 4 Page 5
  • 4. News george allen talks to Sammy mcilroy What’s on First fish factory for What's on World Olhão cup Special T he Fisheries society of the algarve have set the foundation stone for the first fish processing and freezing In place of our regular guide, factory in the port of Olhão. the this month we've got all the ceremony took place on 31st may, World cup fixtures to ensure and was attended by the secretary of state for Fisheries and agriculture, you don't miss a game. luis medeiros vieira. three contracts Friday, 11 June 2010 monday, 21 June 2010 Winner Gp H v Runner-up Gp G, were signed at the event for the first Manchester United South Africa v Mexico, Gp A, 15:00 Portugal v North Korea, 16R, 19:30 and second phases of the installation. Uruguay v France, Gp A, 19:30 Gp G, 12:30 legend in Tavira the area of shellfish production will Friday, 2 July 2010 be 16 hectares and will produce an Chile v Switzerland, Gp H, 15:00 Quarter Final Saturday, 12 June 2010 Spain v Honduras, Gp H, 19:30 estimated 2,000 tons of mussels, Wnr Gp E/R-Up Gp F v Wnr Gp South Korea v Greece, Gp B, 12:30 Y oysters and scallops. the investment our name is sammy mcilroy, hotel, tavira last monday to hear tueSday, 22 June 2010 G/R-Up Gp H, QF, 15:00 Argentina v Nigeria, Gp B, 15:00 of 3.5 million euros will create 50 jobs you’re 17-years old and an sammy talk about his life and career. France v South Africa, Gp A, 15:00 Wnr Gp A/R-Up Gp B v Wnr Gp England v USA, Gp C, 19:30 on the premises and an estimated unknown from east belfast. it is sammy mcilroy mbe, was honoured Mexico v Uruguay, Gp A, 15:00 C/R-Up Gp D, QF, 19:30 250 indirect jobs. more than 75 per 10.00am on saturday morning 6th by the Queen in 1986 for his services Sunday, 13 June 2010 Greece v Argentina, Gp B, 19:30 Saturday, 3 July 2010 cent of production is intended for november 1971 prior to the big ‘derby’ to football, gave a highly entertaining Algeria v Slovenia, Gp C, 12:30 Nigeria v South Korea, Gp B, 19:30 Quarter Final export to spain, italy and Japan. match between manchester city and and informative talk, followed by a Serbia v Ghana, Gp D, 15:00 WedneSday, 23 June 2010 Wnr Gp B/R-Up Gp A v Wnr Gp manchester united and you’ve just question and answer session. sammy, Germany v Australia, Gp D, 19:30 Slovenia v England, Gp C, 15:00 D/R-Up Gp C, QF, 15:00 been told that you will be making your a highly respected manager, is now in USA v Algeria, Gp C, 15:00 Wnr Gp F/R-Up Gp E v Wnr Gp Bota appeals debut. sammy, last of the ‘busby charge at morecambe, who narrowly monday, 14 June 2010 H/R-Up Gp G, QF, 19:30 Netherlands v Denmark, Australia v Serbia, Gp D, 19:30 babes’, scored one and set two up missed out on promotion from the against Gp E, 12:30 Ghana v Germany, Gp D, 19:30 tueSday, 6 July 2010 in a 3-3 thriller at maine road, which 2nd division this season. a raffle Japan v Cameroon, Gp E, 15:00 Semi Final thurSday, 24 June 2010 Algarve off- instantly endeared sammy to united raised 100euros for the junior section Italy v Paraguay, Gp F, 19:30 Winner Q/F 1 v Winner Q/F 3, SF, fans. and some of those fans were of sporting clube de Olhanense. Paraguay v New Zealand, Gp F, 15:00 19:30 shore drilling in the audience at the Porta nova chris Wright tueSday, 15 June 2010 Slovakia v Italy, Gp F, 15:00 WedneSday, 7 July 2010 New Zealand v Slovakia, Cameroon v Netherlands, Gp F, 12:30 Semi Final P Charity fun evening sd deputy mendes bota has Gp E, 19:30 Winner Q/F 2 v Winner Q/F 4, SF, Ivory Coast v Portugal, Denmark v Japan, Gp E, 19:30 appealed to the Government not Gp G, 15:00 19:30 to sign the deep Off-shore “bacia Brazil v North Korea, Gp G, 19:30 Friday, 25 June 2010 Saturday, 10 July 2010 do algarve” drilling contract, close to the ria Formosa natural park and covering a maritime area that O n June 11th, various shops and artists of tavira are organizing a charity evening in lurO dO livrOs international books both new and secondhand. Ferreinha Jewelry and clocks, WedneSday, 16 June 2010 Honduras v Chile, Gp H, 12:30 North Korea v Ivory Coast, Gp G, 15:00 Portugal v Brazil, Gp G, 15:00 third PlaCe Play oFF Loser SF1 v Loser SF2, 3rd, 19:30 stretches from Quarteira to monte the centre of the city, to benefit cheZ carOle et manuel Spain v Switzerland, Gp H, 15:00 Chile v Spain, Gp H, 19:30 Sunday, 11 July 2010 Gordo. the intergenerational center of French Gourmet shop, Wine South Africa v Uruguay, Switzerland v Honduras, Final the contract involves the Portuguese the Quinta Pegada in tavira, a bar and tea lounge. the artists Gp A, 19:30 Gp H, 19:30 Winners SF1 v Winners SF2, Final, state and a consortium formed by center that cares for the oldest who already confirmed are elsa 19:30 thurSday, 17 June 2010 Saturday, 26 June 2010 spain’s “repsol” and Germany’s and youngest members of our neWtOn ceramics, micK Winner Gp A v Runner-up Gp B, Argentina v South Korea, “rWe” power giant. community. mundY Painter, ricardO 15:00 guesthouse, BAR & BIstRo Gp B, 12:30 QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO in an interview with tsF radio, bota in a warm and friendly Guitarist. Greece v Nigeria, Gp B, 15:00 Winner Gp C v Runner-up Gp D, O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q Half time said “if the algarve’s beaches came atmosphere, you can browse the every donation will be welcome France v Mexico, Gp A, 19:30 19:30 to be destroyed by a black sea (of oil), stalls and buy various products, and a portion of the total proceeds Sunday, 27 June 2010 Happy! it would signal the end of Portuguese listen to live music, eat or drink. of the evening will be given to the Friday, 18 June 2010 For those who don't like football, centre Quinta Pergada currently Germany v Serbia, Gp D, 12:30 Winner Gp D v Runner-up Gp C, tourism”. in other words, huge risks it will be a fun way of avoiding the in building. Slovenia v USA, Gp C, 15:00 15:00 are being taken for minimum benefits. Winner Gp B v Runner-up Gp A, “the false idea that the country could first match of the world cup, and the event will be held on the left England v Algeria, Gp C, 19:30 19:30 become rich from oil is being created, help raise some money for a good bank of the rio Gilão in tavira, All House Spirits, wines, and beers are HALF along with the notion that we will have cause. travessa do trem, between the Saturday, 19 June 2010 monday, 28 June 2010 Netherlands v Japan, Gp E, 12:30 cheaper oil and petrol. those already definitely roman and military bridges. Ghana v Australia, Gp D, 15:00 Winner Gp E v Runner-up Gp F, 15:00 PRICE during all participating so far are, casa come enjoy yourselves on June it’s all bogus because everything that das POrtas art, crafts, Gifts 11th from 6pm till late. Cameroon v Denmark, Gp E, 19:30 Winner Gp G v Runner-up Gp H, Portugal and England may be extracted will belong to the consortium and private businesses and accessories. Primeira it's for a good cause! 19:30 games at half time Sunday, 20 June 2010 involved – and they’ll put their linha decoration and Furniture, For any further details, please Slovakia v Paraguay, Gp F, 12:30 tueSday, 29 June 2010 For more details call 281 971 484, “profits” on to the market price” he mOdarte brand clothes, a call 96 031 79 73. Italy v New Zealand, Gp F, 15:00 for directions see our map Winner Gp F v Runner-up Gp E, on the back page. claimed. Brazil v Ivory Coast, Gp G, 19:30 15:00 Page 6 Page 7
  • 5. People became enamoured of their doors. Jane put a framed poster on an easel at the front of the stall, and small crowds would gather, as people began recognizing, and then pointing out to others, their neighbor’s door, or even the door of an aunt or grandparent long gone, or best of all, their own! their eyes would find Jane’s, shyly oftentimes, and they would share their discovery with her. it wasn’t unusual for the same peope to return night after night with family and friends in tow, to show them what they’d found. her initial success emboldened and good feelings. showcasing not Jane to begin printing limited just her own art but also ceramics edition prints of the doors, devising from some of Portugal’s most new compositions and broadening gifted artisans, and sourcing Fair her range to include windows and trade handcrafts, jewelry and then tiles. my store was too small other accessories from around to properly display the growing the world, Jane has created a collection, and in 2007 Jane bought unique business that celebrates the old shoe repair shop located in the small details. the middle of the best restaurant Open year round, except for Gifts to adore corridor in all of the algarve. With January, and now with a website, a light touch she converted a w w w. c a s a d a s p o r t a s . c o m . Written by elizabeth Beaupied wonderfully cavernous space full of if you haven’t visited yet take the arches and niches into a beautifully opportunity to do will be lit gallery called “casa das Portas”. glad you did, and you’ll find A truely unique gift shop it is a space brimming with art, gifts yourself returning often. in the heart of Tavira, read about the origin of this gem, Casa das Portas is a Casa das Portas. unique shop in the heart of J Tavira, the most beautiful ane Gibbin bought a home the sun’s rays became too bright, to preserve, somehow, in tavira in 2002, having she would often spend the entire these rapidly vanishing town in the Algarve. Visit fallen in love with this morning, systematically covering treasures, Jane came up the shop and experience beautiful community on the one street after another, recording with a plan; to produce ria Formosa several years earlier. her subjects. Frequently, she would quality posters and first-hand not only the although trained as an artist, she have to return to a house to capture bookmarks and make extraordinary images of the was working as a Psychotherapist in her images because, on an earlier them available for sale at town created by the owner, Wales. tavira was a place of calm pass, a car, a moto, or some other a local bookshop, a lura where she could come to unwind, object would be impeding her view. dos livros. in July of 2005 at Jane Gibbin, but also the and as she spent more time here she as time passed, and as older homes the tavira book Fair, i was proud ever changing collection of began to rediscover her artistic roots. were bought up and torn down to make and pleased to provide Jane with combining a talent for photography, way for more modern residences, a very public venue from which to beautiful things ethically 24 and a love of small architectural Jane was dismayed to discover, too launch her venture, Portas de tavira. sourced from Portugal and details, she would wander the streets often, that the only thing remaining of the images were an immediate around the world. of tavira photographing the doors, many of these antique details, were success... not only did tourists windows, tiles and trim designs of the photos she had taken. appreciate the beauty of these Casa das Portas, Rua Dr Augusto Silva Carvalho, 3, 8800-324, TAVIRA, Portugal houses all over town. to help fund what started out as a lightweight souvenirs, the people Telephone: +351 281 321 025 email for orders and information: setting off early in the day before hobby but had become a mission of tavira themselves quickly Page 8 Page 9
  • 6. Places Events A taste of rural Portugal An organic farm shop with a difference HARlEys Photograph gary Sutherland opens near Castro Marim. W e in the uK, and some other european countries, are very aware about organic farming and the benefits it can bring, not converted into houses for people to stay at, enjoying a more relaxed and varied holiday, whilst enjoying the local wildlife which is associated with organic farming. and with the light up Tavira Tavira’s first ever Harley Davidson Convention ONALDO’S R BAR only to our health, but also to the Quinta da Fornalha being situated environment we live in, with better in an area, surrounded by nature organised by the Algarve Chapter of the Harley Monte Novo Faz Fato  tasting food. but now we have the chance to enjoy those benefits here, reserves, the visitor always has something to see. Owners' Group (HOG), attracted over 200 bikes. Tel 912 827 058  T Open 11-30 till late in the east algarve, with the services as an addition to the more traditional he gleaming, customised the next major motorcycle event on  Sunday barbeque  offered by the new venture set up in side of the farm, the cafe is having machines created the calender is the Faro international  from 5-30 pm  castro marim. evening events, which will include tremendous interest from rally on the 15th/18th July that  Wednesday evening    6.30pm Indian the Quinta da Fornahla is an live music nights and film nights. both young and old. an aerial annually attracts over 30,000 bikers   buffet organic farm shop with a difference. here you will be able to watch, or acrobatic display by light aircraft and visitors.    Officially opened this year as a listen to, an evening of entertainment enthralled the crowd whilst a torch  STEAK PIES HOME MADE PIES,    cata-vento which is a cultural and that, as you would expect, is tailored light procession of bikes paraded   STEAK & KIDNEY, CHICKEN & recreational association, the Quinta around the farm's concept of a more    through tavira’s historic centre and MUSHROOM, CORNISH PASTIES    CURRY  has been producing food, in the cultural way of thinking. over the bridges on the saturday LAMB CURRY, CHICKEN natural way, for over three decades, currently the farm shop is selling a JUNE EVENTS evening. mark stephens, who has      in or take away To eat  and now is officially a member of variety of produce, ranging from fig 8/6 22/6 Poetry night lived in the algarve for thirty years,    /Fish & chips the system agricultura biologica. as jams, quince jellies, rock salt, herbs, was delighted with the turnout. Hamburgers   10/6 24/6 Jam session, free drinks  /salmon/steaks Tuna  a family run farm the concept has olive oil, dried figs and fig truffles for musicians “We are very social animals and    been to bring together farming and and, for those who enjoy a tipple, next February will celebrate our THURSDAY MORNING    tourism, offering people who visit, a there is even aguardente de figo, all 11/6 18/6 25/6 DJ set 10th anniversary. We recently had  TIME COFFEE   chance to experience the traditional of which is available every day in the 12/6 19/6 26/6 Live concerts a wonderful weekend at the sevilla For children's charity    Portuguese way of life first hand. shop. also there are freshly grown 7/6 14/6 21/6 28/6 Dinner with a horse Fair”. the algarve chapter   Saturday Portuguese lessons   there is a restaurant which offers vegetables from muddyhands documentary film , Algarve and the has over sixty members and tavira  11am to 1pm food and drink with a relaxed available on saturdays between  sea, fishermen of the sea, Tuna fish, camara has given its backing to the atmosphere, and a farm shop, in 10.00am and 2.00pm. retrospective 2009 event for future years.    which you can purchase fresh, For more details and directions, 9/6 16/6 23/6 30/6 Cinemusic, showing locally grown, organic produce. contact mark o'Shaughnessy Hard Days Night, Control-Joy Division, For further information: tel. 913 684 also, there are a number of small on 963 905 615, or email mark. 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Popcorn kernels, ice pounds of pressure per square inch of teeth. clinching and grinding Reiki & lollies, and ice cubes can crack your causes premature receding of gums teeth. carbonated drinks erode tooth and accelerates gum disease. 8 enamel. coffee and tea stain your Know the side effects of teeth. medicines. side effects of some Massage 3 Floss daily. a simple, but highly effective way to healthy teeth. medicines indirectly affect your dental health. 4 invest in an electronic toothbrush. 9 don't ignore other health problems. some stomach 5 use your teeth only for chewing conditions can erode tooth enamel. with Cristina Duarte 10 food. cracking nut shells, See a dentist twice a year. chewing pen caps and tearing off a dentist can detect dental clothing tags can crack enamel, problems, and fix them before they dislodge fillings or loosen teeth. get worse. Our health expert Gareth Bullock meets available at the raposeiras tennis Cristina, and finds out more about her work. club? When will they open? the raposeiras tennis club is a very Physiotherapist nice place at the top of the hill, in Rehabilitation T his month i had a very explain more about reiki please. peace, joy…very often, i mix different bordeira, and all the treatments are interesting few hours learning all about reiki and ayurvedic reiki is the Japanese word for “universal energy”. it’s a technique techniques of massage, spiritual healing, etc. in the same treatment, available there. the treatment room just opened in may, and everyone is OsteOpathy Trainer massage. i am still looking for stress reduction and relaxation, so the most important is what the very welcome there. You can have For muscular and articular ria siertsema to introduce more professionals to which also promotes a healing energy patient needs, not the protocol… tennis lessons, get a massage, have problems, treated by harmonising and resetting the ced. Profissional c-022387072 these pages, so if you want to see working on every level – physically What do you have the most a coffee. it is a great place to be. tm. 933 887 980 yourself on these pages, just make and emotionally. success in treating? What do treatments with you body’s structure. contact with me (details at the end of this interview). anything to do with What does reiki treat really well? it is very effective with stress and maybe neck and back pains, muscle tension, stress and depression cost? the treatments cost around 50€ CraniOsaCral health that will be interesting to our readers will be considered. enjoy the depression, for example, because it helps to balance the emotional body. What changes in the body that makes reiki so effective? So how do people contact you? best is to call me on 914 069 719. therapy Pre-and postoperative rehabilitation warmer weather and remember to always use sun cream. it can help with physical problems too, because it accelerates the body’s as a very subtle energy, reiki works gently in the body, balancing Massage all muscle, skeletal thank you cristina, i hope our healing process. reiki is a loving the chakras (energy centres) and readers find treatments with you as serviCe and or joint problems What is your name? energy we receive from the universe, removing the blockages which interesting and satisfying as many •All massages are performed by i’m cristina duarte and i should say it gives us what we create illness.i think reiki is also have from the therapists introduced health professionals using biologic sports injuries essential oils for aromatherapy Where do you originally come are prepared to accept from it. very welcome now, because it helps on these pages. from? What is ayurvedic massage? us to deal in a different way with •Swedish massage,Quiromassage, lymphatic drainage Reflexology, i’m originally from the north of ayurveda translates as “knowledge all the challenges we have to face, Please make contact with me if •Lymphatic drainage, Traditional nEW: neuromuscular Portugal, near Porto. of life” and is an ancient system of and it reminds us that the spiritual you would like to be featured on Thai massage, how long have you lived in the dimension of life should not be taping healing practiced in india for over these pages. the east algarve •Local massage for legs and feet or algarve? 5000 years. this massage can ignored. magazine is a very popular neck back and shoulders. i’ve been living in the algarve for 20 improve relaxation, flexibility, blood Where can people have treatments magazine and reaches a very cLInIcS: years. circulation…, leaving us feeling with you? large audience, so is the perfect Catherina pauwels, housevisits: mobile practice What languages do you speak? relaxed and rejuvenated. i work in different places, most of medium for getting yourself ilse Brenner colina verde, sitio de maragota Portuguese, of course, French, What makes you and treatments them in the loulé area, and i also do known. Follow up a feature with tel: 919 660 211 or santa barbara de nexe english (not perfect) and spanish. with you different from all the rest? home visits. We have just opened a couple of adverts and see your 963 706 624 Quinta do lago What treatments do you offer? not easy to answer that…in fact, i a treatment room at the tennis club business really take off. in the Centre OF tavira speaking 4 languages reiki, shamballa and different try to help others to reach the same i raposeiras. Call me gareth Bullock on Mail: massages, like ayurvedic massage wish for myself, as balance, harmony, tell me more about the treatments 912540071. Page 12 Page 13
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  • 10. A visit to Pego do Inferno Written by Chris Wright T he algarve is known the world reconstruct the geologic history of legend that tells of a team of oxen, walkways & bridges. there are picnic and the elusive least weasel. Whilst can either return the way you have over for its sun, sea & sand this fascinating area. in the more who with their handlers, fell into the areas and, in summer, a small kiosk many people enjoy Pego do inferno, come or continue on, crossing a but, some seven kilometres recent Pleistocene geological pool never to be seen again. another is open for the sale of refreshments, very few are aware of the quieter small ford, to a tarmac road. turn left north-west of tavira, are period of over 50,000 years ago, legend refers to the existence of when the pool is a great favourite but equally impressive falls just a and continue to the next crossroads the less well known cooling fresh the rock formations were created tunnels linking it to the rivers Gilão with families who enjoy swimming short walk away. leave your vehicle and turn left again back to the car waters of Pego do inferno, literally by the interaction of the waters, and Guadiana. today the peace in the crystal clear waters. spring in the car park and return the way park. total distance is approximately translated as hell’s Pool. travelling rich in calcium bicarbonate, and the and tranquillity surrounding these and autumn, after the rains, are the you have come but carry straight on 2.5 kms. out of tavira on the cachopo road, sediment washed down from the waters give the visitor a chance best times to enjoy the spectacle at the ‘t’ junction. Follow the track you are soon immersed in the rural mountains. From fossilised remains to savour an eco-system that has of the waterfall when you may be with its lemon trees on either side hoW to get there life as it probably was over fifty years it is clear that hippopotamus, bison evolved over many centuries. the lucky enough to see a kingfisher, cirl for approximately one kilometre. From the motorway (a22) take the ago. Orange groves abound, whilst and rhinoceros once roamed these area is a wonderful example of the bunting, common waxbill or cetti’s after passing Quinta bonita on your tavira exit. at the first roundabout the local inhabitants still harvest the lands. the well documented Pego fertile barracol mountain vista with warbler. You might also catch sight right take the track that bears to the take the 3rd exit to santa margarida. tall bamboo canes that spread out do inferno waterfall is but a small its luxuriant landscape of wild grape, of the common toad, marbled newt, left. in a few hundred metres look to after a few hundred metres turn left along the river bank. part of the two kilometres series of european dewberry, wild olive and small salamander, moorish gecko your right where the waters cascade and follow the winding road for 3 along the valley of asseca you can waterfalls which are part of the river bay laurel. until a few years Pego and the mediterranean pond turtle. over the impressive rock formations. kms. continue over the crossroads find different types of sedimentary that finally flows into the river Gilão. do inferno was only accessible by in terms of mammals the area is an ideal spot in summer for a quiet to your destination. From tavira take rocks that allow us to go back the mystical Pego do inferno may trekking up the river valley but can home to the mole, algerian mouse, picnic while bathing one’s feet in the the cachopo road for 4 kms and nearly 320 million years in time to derive its name from the ancient now be reached by a series of wooden dormouse, hedgehog, brown hare cool mountain water. refreshed, you follow the signs. Page Page
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  • 14. Live Life in Comfort The widest selection of linen & towels in the Algarve Available in 5 colours Special Promotion Beach with co-ordinating curtains towels was 15€ now 10€ while stocks last monday to Friday 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm Saturday 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm choosing your builder: 27 estrada de vale d’eguas - almancil Is the Cheapest quote the best? t. 289 396 385 • e. • We've all heard the stories about so called cowboy builders, nightmare tales of unfinished work. Here is a small guide to choosing a Our living solutions combine great design and quality with builder that we hope you find useful. Y fantastic value for money. ou have your quotes from quote should get the job? Perhaps your questions should include but three potential builders, so your cheapest quote has a habit are not limited to: Bringing style into any home, whatever your requirements or budget. From a coffee table to a ALL OUR PRICES choosing the one you are going to trust with your re- modelling, new garage, extension of adding the dreaded extras on to his final bill, where as your second quote does not. Perhaps your 1 how would you rate your experience with this builder? how did you rate the builder’s complete furniture pack. INCLUDE DELIVERY, etc. should be easy, shouldn’t it? dearest quote always finishes his communication skills? Monday to Friday, 10am - 6pm Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 5pm INSTALLATION & IVA unfortunately most homeowners would consider this the end of their search for a builder, when in fact, jobs ahead of schedule and time is of the essence to you. try to visit at least one of the jobs 2 Why did you choose him, price, personally recommended, or references? Tel: 289 392 461 or 911 911 909 what you should be doing next, is the second most important, if your home improvement project is from each of the three references, just to confirm that the work was carried out, and your builder hasn’t 3 Was the work finished on time? if not, why? reasons outside of builder’s control such as bad to run smoothly (what’s the most just given you the phone numbers of weather should be ignored. important? You will find the answer at the end of this article). his cousins! Write down your questions before 4 did the final bill match the original quote? if not, why? When asking a builder for a quote, you should always ask him to include with his reply, the name, address visiting or telephoning. this will ensure you ask the same questions of each builder, and you will be able 5 have you had to call him back to correct any faults? if so, was the work done promptly? and phone number of the job he is currently working on as well as to spot any patterns emerging. using a sheet of a4, write your questions 6 did the builder provide adequate on-site supervision? Furniture Frontera, the last two jobs completed. if you have your quotes but didn’t ask for in a column to the left, and divide the rest of the page into 3 columns, 7 did the builder maintain a safe, neat and tidy site? EN125 near Fuzeta *Soft furnishings only available with furniture packs references, do it now. Why do you need to check references when surely the cheapest putting the names of the references at the top of each. do this with 3 sheets, one for each builder. 8 Would you use this builder again? Once you have your 3 sheets of answers, see if any major problems Page 26 Page 27
  • 15. Homes Tapas & Wine BisTro NEw BAR FOOd MENu Samples, Sirloin are staring you in the face. to play in the garden at weekends Steak Baguette, For example, builder 1 never finishes with tools laid around, ditches left neW LunchTime speciaL - cover, mixed fried onions, chips, on time, and builder 2 always has exposed etc? Tapas and gLass of Wine €8.50 per head salad and garlic a large list of extras to add on to checking the references of your mayonnaise €7.00. his final invoice, where as builder 3 potential builders should always be With seating both inside finishes early and within his quote. a major factor when choosing the the Bistro and on the Fish in Beer Batter, chips and salad €6.50. builder 3 is the obvious choice, even builder for your home improvement Bougainvillea shaded terrace, KARAOKE Saturday night if he is charging a few hundred extra. work, second only to making sure relax and while away the hours with a choice from the LivE MuSiC through-out Summer it’s not always going to be that they sign a building contract before obvious and sometimes, the answer's work commences. carefully selected wine list and wORLd Cup FEvER! Open every day STEPHEN importance will be dependant on a plate or three of Tapas from the extensive menu. from 12.00pm during world Cup. FREEMAN your personal circumstances. an example of this would be say, if everyone got into the habit of checking references, your average ◊ inTernaTionaL Tapas ◊ neW LunchTime mixed Tapas pLaTe ◊ superB Wines ExtRA SCREENS iN COuRtyARd builders 1 and 3 tend to leave the builder would be much more Professional site in a bit of a mess, while builder 2 always puts everything away and obliging, in settling any disputes that arise with clients, because he would ◊ sTone Baked, hand made pizzas ◊ daiLy speciaLs Board ◊ Take aWay pizzas painter and makes sure the site is reasonably know that his next customer could open for Lunch 12pm-2.30pm and dinner 7pm-9.30pm decorator safe. not a problem if you live alone, but if you have kids, will they be able be talking to this one in the near future. (cLosed sunday eve and aLL day monday) Telephone 289 792 087 ✤ Interior and Rua do Carmo; no15, Moncarapacho, 8700-096, Olhão exterior painting ✤ Friendly service ✤ Highest quality MASTeRJoIneR JoIneR & GeneRAL MAInTenAnCe... SpECiALitiES: Home made soups, Salads, Fresh fish daily, Steaks, Cata- paints ✤ Free quotes PICCOLA ITALIA planas, vegetarian ✤ Algarve covered 20 years experience of fitting Kitchens, Floors, doors, dishes,pasta dishes, Home made des- Tel 289 841 896 Mob 912 780 721 decking, Locks etc. Quality reliable service, competitive prices! eastern Algarve & Central Ristorante serts, irish coffee. ExtENSivE RANGE OF wiNES & pORtS. email 281 328 648 or 926 615 244 SuNdAy ROASt LuNCH: são Brás Tavira Roast Rib of Beef, with all the trimmings €9.50. Mesquita tHREE COuRSE SpECiAL €15.00 REmOvAls & sTORAGE Peral PICCOLA ITALIA Ristorante FAtHER'S dAy, Sunday, 20th June, live music Cucina Tradizionale Italiana Italian Tradicional Cuisine 4.00 to 7.00pm estoi Moncarapacho Fechado aos Domingos / Closed on Sundays lOcAl, NATIONAl & uK Sítio do Peral 289 842 112 Rua Borda d’Agua da Asseca, 46-50 - 8800-325 tavira, Cucina Tradizionale Italiana tel./Fax 00 (351) 281 323 165, tlm.916 822 117 E-mail Packing service • Mudanças e Armazenagem Italian Tradicional Cuisine NEIl & EmIly RIChARdson RemovAls “caring for your possessions is second nature and we strive to care for yours as if they were our own” Fechado aos Domingos / Closed on Sundays tlm. +351 939 486 870/+351 939 486 807 member of the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Tel +351 281 963 191 or 0844 579 6577 (uK local) Email: Sítio do Peral website 289 842 112 Apartado 166, 8800 TAvIRA or mobile 00351 919 240 607 Page 28 Page 29
  • 16. Food Discover the serra Mesa do Cume / Table on the top Mesa do Cume is a modern restaurant nestled at the highest point in the serra Al- ar-roba RESTAURANT tAvirA of Eastern Algarve, situated half an hour drive from Tavira. We would like to invite our guests for an unique experience, enjoying a beautiful scenic drive up the mountain, enjoying the serra with its traditional lifestyles and beautiful nature. Baked DELIGHTFUL AND AFFORDABLE MENUS, ALSO OFFERING There are places to eat, there are EXCELLENT VEGETARIAN CHOICES restaurants, and then there's Mesa • REFRESHMENTS, COFFEE, HOMEMADE CAKES, LITTLE APPETIZERS do Cume, a unique dining experience! • camembert AL FRESCO DINING TERRACE WITH SPECTACULAR OCEAN VIEW • MARKED WALKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING TRAILS , DESCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE A traditional Portuguese ALL OUR FOOD IS HOMEMADE, FRESH AND VERY TASTY restaurant in the center of Tavira, serving These attractions makes your Mesa do Cume experience a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of the coast. typical Portuguese food, in warm and friendly ÒEnjoy the feeling of having entered a world where all surroundings. the senses are gratifiedÓ Good life We are here Roman ÒPart of the fun is getting thereÒ O Suplemento Post office bridge ÒHighly recommendedÓ Tavira 1-2-3 Algarve mesa do cume Camara Open TABLE ON THE TOP River 10am - 10pm, till end Sept Rua da Liberdade 72 Gilao (October till end May, 10am-5pm) 8800-408 Tavira MONDAY AND TUESDAY CLOSED Tel 281 107 488 • Location: Alcaria do Cume, RN 397 Tavira – Cachopo 964 013 623 • Phone: 281 326 144 / 912 725 745 • • Web: E-mail: RestauRante Museu DO VInHO Rua almirante candido dos Reis 63 - taVIRa from Mesa do Cume lOcATEd IN THE cENTER OF TAvIRA, ONly 5 mINuTEs FROm vIlA GAlE ANd pORTA NOvA HOTEls INTERNATIONAl cuIsINE wITH FRENcH spEcIAlITIEs R. de ntana Sa nt ’An pRIvATE dINING ROOm AvAIlAblE & wARm pATIO EATING AREA Beco de Sa m na Reis dos dido . Can aria and tony would love you to come and visit and homemade desserts have their own unusual, special R. Alm R. Alm a . Ca ian “Very welcoming & excellent food, thoroughly recommend it! nd abr ido their unique restaurant on top of the beautiful flavours. together with the ambience and amazing views, rte Real do io c Vaz co s Re R.B R.Joao is n sta or a Co nto hills above tavira. there you will find a special it is a worthwhile escape from the hustle and bustle of da no d excellent service and friendly atmosphere” eA milia rA d gu a eta E R. D da Asseca R. Po ra im Ja ambiance, stunning views along with special the coast for a few hours. Why not spend a day in the R. Ja cqu es P R. Jo se Jo aqu R. Silva Domingues ess flavours to enjoy on the outstanding terrace. the baked serra, take a walk before or after your meal. this friendly oa “excellent food, good wine, great excperience” R. dos Pe lames camembert, a flavour of the serra, is a vegetarian dish couple can advise you on the best routes, which are also R. Gonç alo Ve lho Roman Bridge, Tavira which also appeals to meat lovers. the sauce gives this signposted. mesa do cume is on the road out towards Tra “excellent food, fantastic service, always with a smile” ve s ia a n ler dish its special flavour, made from marmelo, stiff quince cachopo from tavira, a splendid drive through the hills sa R. E An dua Ga lica da Fonte R. d rda a nn os C Lap da ub ais a Do jam, herbs and aguamel. aguamel is a byproduct of until you reach the top, approximately 30 minutes. it is da Rep For reservations telephone 918 502 029 lça de da Ca da R. D honey. marinated figs, a house speciality, are also added a special experience, more than the usual trip out for ça lça es r. Jo Pra se P Ca rigu ires Pad R od in and the melted cheese is topped with hazelnuts, served lunch or dinner, don't forget to take your camera, it is ha R. A lia ma with jasmin rice and vegetables. all their dishes, entrees breathtaking! For details see their advert above right. Traves sa Dr. Pa e R. D ad R. rreira r. Jo erd D se P om ires Lib Pad M inha Page 30 Page 31 da R. D ar R. D om ce R. Paio R. lin R. Palm r. Pa Peres Correia M o eira rre on Fra ma ial nc ira va o Pal o s rlo Ca u st o R. Silva r. Aug
  • 17. _Sushi _Hot and cold dishes _Shrimp _Fried and breaded sítio do canal. tlm. 917 536 135 / 918 646 544 _Grilled to order (gas station santa Barbara de nexe 400m. up and _Wok (sautéed vegetables, 300m. left by the well.) A beautiful restaurant located in meat, shrimp, cuttlefish, traditional portuguese Tavira's Gran-Plaza shopping centre. mussels and other delights This bAR-bIsTRO welcomes every- restaurant in tavira Situaded away from the food hall on of the sea) rua Dr. José pires padinha, the second floor, with unique, stunning, body for just a coastal views. _A selection of Seasonal fruits no2, 8800, tavira drink, some tapas _Various desserts available tel +351 281 321 642 or a dinner. The email: cosy atmosphere 2nd floor Food court 12,50€ (unlimited) Drinks not included will make you We are here Children under 8 years - 50% feel at home and welcome. speCialising in Cataplanas 281 322 021 | Take Away available we have different Fish dishes: Salt Cod, Sea food rice, Sea devil rice, Tuna steak and Swordfish. In Spain wines by glass or bottle, zero Meat dishes: Steak on the stone, Kebabs, degrees Heineken Leg of lamb. from draft and ROmAN bRIdGE Open from 17.00h, many other TAvIRA Rua dos cais praça da República sunday from 16.00h choices. We are receiving more and more enquiries from businesses in Spain regarding advertising, and would like to Rua dr, Jose pires padinha closed on wednesdays For more info visit re-introduce a section for Ayamonte and the surrounding areas. You can pick up copies of the East Algarve municipal Finanças câmera and Thursdays Magazine from any advertiser. For more information: Call 00351 961 700 200 or email  Restaurant O Monte Quinta Velha Village Dinner from 18h30 until 23h30 - closed Tuesday Lunch only with reservation – from 6 to 40 persons mTAVIRA SUNDAY, MONDAY & THURSDAY eeting room The DISCOBAR 22H00 » 04h00          FRIDAY & SATURDAY 22H00 » 06h00 MINIMUM 1 DRINK POLICY of 5€ THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY FREE ENTRY SUNDAY & MONDAY     Fall in love again   Come to discover a typical and  Charming Village Delicious Food A Pleasant and Romantic Atmosphere      For a suitable price.......     Have a drink with us in our  beautiful and comfortable  LOUNGE BAR   CABANAS DE TAVIRA  TAVIRA' S PREMIER  Romantic Restaurant NIGHTCLUB     Contact us TEL: 915 384 220 Contact us by FACE BOOK & HI5 WITH SEVERAL ENTERTAINMENTS Page 32 Page 33
  • 18. Gardens the trumpet Creeper (campsis radicans) Cape honeysuckle, what to (Tecoma capensis) Bougainvillea grow in a appear in the spring during a short on. but will come back in spring. Will Mediterranean blooming season. this central Cape honeysuckle (Tecoma need to be tied to arbour, initially. it american native tolerates drought capensis) is among the very best can also be grown as a shrub. extremely well but it can be very climbing plants to use on pergolas Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) is invasive and difficult to eradicate and arbours in hot, dry climates. long-lived and produces impressive once it is established. this south african native needs amounts of blooms in lilac, white, climate lilac vine (Hardenbergia violacea) little water to maintain its luxurious blue, and lavender-pink in summer. is one of our personal favourites growth all summer long. and grow better yet, it needs only moderate because it blooms in late Winter to it does -- climbing to as much as water and tolerates alkaline soil. You early spring -- which is summer 25 feet in one season! because it may have to add chelated iron if the If you're loking for some inspiration and early Fall in its native australia. is both beautiful and a sun-lover, plants develop chlorosis, a condition for what to plant this summer, Mark lovely purple flowers -- almost wholesale nurseries have developed where the leaves turn yellow but the wisteria-like-- announce that spring new hybrids with a variety of yellows veins stay green. needs frequent O'Shaughnessy gives us some ideas. is coming. needs moderate water, and orange blossoms. new growth pruning to train into shape, but not partial shade and a trellis to climb may suffer damage in cold winters, much fertilizer. T his question has been asked occur 30 – 45 degrees latitude in and can become invasive, it is best by many a keen gardener in the northern hemisphere and 30 – planted in a large container beside england about what plant 40 degrees latitude in the southern the trellis or arbour. it is tolerant of a can we grow in a hot, dry hemisphere although, as mentioned variety of soil conditions and of heat climate. this month i will deal with above, areas of Portugal, england, and cold. needs moderate water in some climbers we can grow and all california, australia, new Zealand summer. of these are available to buy from and south africa may have climates hall’s honeysuckle (Loncera your local nurseries although you described as mediterranean due to japponica) is another vine with might need to search a little harder the position of the Gulf stream. trumpet shaped flowers that does for some of them, but they are worth Growing climbers in a mediterranean very well in the desert. like the three the effort. climate we have already listed, it grows fast, the term mediterranean is used to how refreshing it is to sit under an fast, fast. it can be invasive, but its describe the climate synonymous arbour on a hot summer morning fragrance is heavenly in the spring with the region surrounding the under a canopy of leafy vines! and and early summer! tolerates poor mediterranean sea although it if these vines produce gorgeous, soil conditions, hot weather, and is not exclusive to this region; fragrant flowers or delicious grapes needs little to moderate water. it mediterranean climates are found as well as cooling shade-- well, all should be cut back in winter. in Portugal, california, australia, the better. You may, in fact, find Clematis. With proper care the fast- new Zealand, england and south that the temperature under a shady growing clematis will grow in a hot, africa, in addition to the ‘true’ arbour is about 10 degrees F. cooler dry climate. Plant it by a trellis in a mediterranean regions of spain, than sunny areas of your garden. sheltered corner and keep the roots France, italy, Greece and turkey. the Pink trumpet vine (Podranea cool. tip: place a large flat rock or What is a mediterranean climate? ricasoliana) is a south african native piece of tile over the root zone so the a mediterranean climate is made that loves the sun and heat. it grows soil beneath does not become hot. up of a long, hot summer with little slowly at first and must be tied to needs ample water. in winter it may rainfall and a mild, rainy winter; the arbour or trellis. but as it grows look dead, but it is not, as spring however, the amount of rainfall older its growth speeds up. needs weather will prove. in a particular region may vary moderate water. Plant Cat’s Claw (Macfadyena considerably and some countries the trumpet Creeper (Campsis unguis-cati) and stand back! this may experience colder and wetter radicans) from the eastern u.s. is a vine will grow up and over a three winters than others, although both self-attaching vine with bright yellow story building in no time. it self- regions may be described as having and orange blossoms. this vine can attaches, even to sizzling hot walls, a mediterranean climate. grow as much 40 feet in one year! to create a tracery of delicate green typical mediterranean eco-systems because it is such a vigorous grower vines and leaves. Yellow flowers QM E Algarve 180x130 04-10.indd 4 23/3/10 18:40:25 Page 34 Page 35
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Fully furnished, great sea Wanted, waiter/waitress, dynamic, views 2 large balconies. 125,000 uK£. tel enthusiastic to work for the French wine CORNER George on 92 731 2174. bar & gourmet shop in tavira, Full time, 4 2 Bed villa (private sale) tavira Perogil, months - 800€ a month, must speak fluent english and Portuguese call 960 317 973 160m2, stunning view, Fully equipped. tel: 919 990 363 Wanted, large plot with ruin in the santa Centre of tavira catarina area. call or text 927 969 602 p R O p E RT y F O R R E N T Wanted 3 bed house for long term rental in s.bras/sta catarina area. tel 961 700 200 Well established bar Elizabeth Beaupied from book shop A Lura dos azinhal, near Castro marim. eastern located in the center of Livros, Tavira features writer Stephen Frey. algarve village location, newly renovated sERvIcEs Tavira with a large furnished cottage t1. holiday or long term passing trade. s let, near Golf courses, beach, and spanish Painter & decorator 30 years experience, tephen Frey’s novels of insider”, “the day trader” and you still don’t want to stop reading. border. tel: 281 495 836 reliable with competitive prices, all work Excellent opportunity intrigue in the world of others, he has given us works filled but if you have to open your shop at email: considered tel 965 840582. high finance are for anyone with hostile takeovers, political and 10 you should. luxury large 3 bed apt, with roof terrace, expat mature well educated lady seeks Leasehold who has read every John financial sabotage, and murder. in have a good month. sea views, walking distance to tavira centre employment contact 0034 676234603 Grisham novel and still wants more. 2005 he wrote “the chairman”, the Eilzabeth Beaupied available short term or long term lets. contact dani on 926563738 art-for-rent exhibition, every 3th or 4th sunday, Olhao. onlY like Grisham, who’s courtroom dramas often include complex first of four books featuring christian Gillette, the newly named chairman Property to rent, Private villa in ayamonte, pool, pagola, terrace and games room, Catering service by professional chef, bbQ's & parties, shopping, cooking, 18,000 euros legal procedures that are easily of everest capital, one of the sleeps 7, lovely views call +34 690 817 770 dishwashing, large portable grill supplied. Tel 918 502 029 understood by the lay person, Frey world’s largest private equity firms. BiBliograPhy loule, large 4-bed house, rural location. call mark on 967 890 058 writes “financial thrillers” whose “the Protégé”, “the Power broker” the takeover (1995) tel 916 542 703 email dave@casa-tranquila. tarot readings tel: 935 088 336 com Portuguese lessons Centre of Tavira, all plots are as interesting as they are and “the successor” complete the inner sanctum (1997) Bay-bee. baby equipment for hire. levels,14 € p/h. For personal and productive involved, including the right amount that series, and it takes very little the vulture Fund (1997) FOR sAlE lessons contact Sophie, Tel 965 165 605. Tel: Hazel 967 693 076 of detail that gives the reader imagination to insert bear-sterns, the legacy (1998) Stephen Freeman, Painter & decorator the Plumber Tel: Mike Vickers 914 595 696 “just enough so that they know he Goldman-sachs, the blackstone the insider (1999) transit van for sale. uK reg, v plate. lWb Friendly service, Highest quality paints, Professional singer for hire. Tel Richy 281 knows what he’s talking about (and Group... you pick the villian that ran hi-top. tax & mOt til nov 10. recent Free quotes Tel 289 841 896 mob 912 780 971 484 for any Event in the East Algarve. trust Fund (2001) service, new belts and brakes. Good tyres. 721 email probably a lot more that he doesn’t off with 30% of your retirement fund the day trader (2002) £1,850 Would px cheap Pt reg. car. tel AcTIvITIEs talk about)”, as one reviewer puts and billions of your tax dollars... 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Beginners onwards every wed 10.30-12.30 Mesquita, Sao Bras & published in 1995, through “the bedtime has taken you to 5am and & stepboard remote missing €75 tel: 281 324 356 & golf Shop 2.30-4.30 Quinta fonte bispo Tel 289 845 561 Satellite dish 1 mtr. Oval 20€. tel. 289 846 206 mob.922 134 429 * Approx 120 m2, shop and exterior door with security glass and grille storage space. ClaSSiFiedS A Lura brown aluminum with keys plus 2 double opening matching windows with shutters bargain 150€ the lot. tel. 289 846 206 mob.922 134 429 * set in a residential and tourist location, in the Huelva are Free dos Livros Rua Poeta Emiliano Folding single bed with mattress 25€.tel. 289 846 206 mob.922 134 429 outside shower with wooden slat base chrome tap and rose 30€. tel. 289 846 206 mob.922 134 429 region, this shop still has much scope for growth. * sale due to alternative expansion (long term lease). for private advertisers, Business ads are free for one month only. email your ads to info@ da Costa 16, Tavira new 2x2 person tents, 2 sleeping bags camp cooker and various pots and pans * Fixtures and fittings could Tel 281 323 199 75€. tel. 289 846 206 mob.922 134 429 be sold separately. (shelving, (up to 9 words) Fruit juice extractor russell hobbs full 25€ fridge and freezers etc under A wide and eclectic range of new and used books in the tel. 289 846 206 mob.922 134 429 offer separately or included if you would like Ford Fiesta 1.2 techno automatic 16v. 1996 English language, as well as a generous helping of used superb condition. 1850€. tel 919 907 118 in business) more information on table, chairs & double bed for sale. advertising in this and collectable books in Portuguese and French. Also a contact Paul 917 728 509 telephone magazine please call: wonderful selection of children’s books. Special orders wA N T E d +34 600 260 770 or and book finding service available. Gift certificates. Wanted unwanted building materials; +44 1143 601 061 961 700 200 Lura dos Livros 38 wood, posts, bricks, blocks, cement Rua Poeta Emiliano da Costa 16 - Tavira - Tel: +351 281 323 199 Page 46 E-Mail: Page 47
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