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Rode to my parents' today, instead of doing it in 2,5 hours on the motorway I took a long way. Left home in 27º heat and sunshine, the kind of sunshine that makes it feel like 35º, stopped for lunch at my favourite cafe forgetting it closes on Mondays. As soon as I crossed the hills and went to the shore temperatures dropped. Back home it was about 32º by lunch time but here, a few kms north as well it was 21º and feeling a bit chill. I did hop on the Motorway for a while to make distance but quickly got off and went to visit Cape Mondego, about halfway between Porto and Lisbon on the shore.

The views are more impressive without the mist, this is a place of big beaches:

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Not a lot of effort put into the stone signaling the status of these forests being declared protected

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Rode down the nice (in forest and trees, not surface) forest roads closer to the lighthouse, out of my way completely but I like a nice lighthouse.

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Tried a little dirt road with a view to take a picture of the lighthouse from above, it was only a few meters from the proper road, not a big adventure:

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From there on, I headed north on pretty lame and boring roads, stopping by the other lighthouse to have a pretty shitty ham and cheese toast for lunch. How someone can fuck up a ham and cheese toast is beyond me, but it can be done.

Felt like a trip instead of a commute, balanced the extra mileage with less money on motorway tolls which is always nice.

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Great shots Pedro......the lighthouse one could be a BOTM contender.

Though I think I'll have that sewn up this month with the Mystery Bike!

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1 minute ago, XTreme said:

Great shots Pedro......the lighthouse one could be a BOTM contender.

Though I think I'll have that sewn up this month with the Mystery Bike!

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Seth Meyers Lol GIF by Late Night with Seth Meyers

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8 minutes ago, XTreme said:

Great shots Pedro......the lighthouse one could be a BOTM contender.

Though I think I'll have that sewn up this month with the Mystery Bike!

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Road Rage Jam GIF by JamCycling

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On 09/05/2022 at 22:34, XTreme said:

Great shots Pedro......the lighthouse one could be a BOTM contender.

Though I think I'll have that sewn up this month with the Mystery Bike!

easy rider GIF

You have to ride it this month to even enter :classic_laugh:

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9 hours ago, Sir Fallsalot said:

You have to ride it this month to even enter :classic_laugh:

I did 100 miles on it yesterday.....globetrotting shit as well.

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