ASB Eastern Algarve September Ride, 2023

ASB EASTERN ALGARVE SEPTEMBER RIDE, 2023September's meeting place was São Bras de Alportel. It was a good turn-out with 30 riders, including a few new members taking part. Riders formed into two groups making the ride more manageable, enjoyable and safe.

Happy 15th Anniversary Bella Acapella !!!

HAPPY 15TH ANNIVERSARY BELLA ACAPELLA !!!Everything began 15 years ago, in 2008, with a woman’s dream : create from scratch a Barbershop chorus, here in Algarve, where nobody knew what it was about. What ? Singing with the barbers, in their shops?!??!

A Royal British Legion Summer lunch with an unexpected awards ceremony!

A ROYAL BRITISH LEGION SUMMER LUNCH WITH AN UNEXPECTED AWARDS CEREMONY!I was delighted to attend the Eastern Algarve Summer lunch for the Portugal Branch of the Royal British Legion.  It was held at Restaurante Nora Velha in Tavira and they did us proud with a lovely selection of tapas accompanied by two superb wines.  It was great to see several new faces - now targets to become our newest recruits - and of course our lovely regular attendees, some of whom travelled quite a way to attend the event.

ASB July ride to Almograve, on the Algarve west coast

ASB JULY RIDE TO ALMOGRAVE, ON THE ALGARVE WEST COASTFor one of the longer rides of this year the Algarve Senior Bikers met earlier than usual at São Marcos de Serra, this allowed their arrival in the cooler temperatures of the west shortly after a pause for refreshments and any necessary refueling in Colos.

RCEPI host their Annual Presidential handover, 2023

L to R: Nicolas de Canniere,  Olivier Baudry, Cristina Lamy, Richard Thorpe,  Shirley Dunne, Christine Fay, Peter Zahner,  Pauline BurnhamEstoi Palace International Rotary Club (RCEPI) held its annual Presidential handover on 27th June at the Wine Bistro in Vilasol. After the flag ceremony and introductions, 40 guests enjoyed an excellent meal provided by Ricardo and Lucy together with their fantastic team. 

Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the UK Celebrate the World’s Oldest Alliance

PORTUGUESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN THE UK CELEBRATE THE WORLD’S OLDEST ALLIANCELast week, on Wednesday 14th of June 2023, at the Cavalry & Guards Club in central London, The Treaty of London Dinner celebrated the 650th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of London in 1373 between England and Portugal.

Rotary Club 'White Dinner' makes a welcome return

ROTARY CLUB 'WHITE DINNER' MAKES A WELCOME RETURNAfter an interruption of 4 years due to Covid, Rotary Club Estoi Palace International, (RCEPI)  reconnected with its traditional White dinner earlier this month.

Royal British Legion lunch with a difference

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION LUNCH WITH A DIFFERENCEOur latest Royal British Legion Portugal Branch lunch was a bit different this time – we were very fortunate to enjoy a fabulous wine tasting at Quinta do Tor.