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Other Useful Links

Vvis.org Vale Verde Primary and Secondary (English) school. Burgau.
2 Stars
Welcome magazine coverA selection of magazines and guides for the Algarve. Free or by subscription. Publishers of the free and exceptionally popular, useful quarterly 'Welcome' magazine. Can be picked up in most supermarkets, hotels and some of the larger bars. Seasonal issues. Regional issues.
2 Stars
Green and Red is another free ( monthly ) magazine. Covering various regions. Not as well known as above but growing in popularity especially in the  Alvor, Praia da Rocha and Portimao region. Find it in bars, hotels and restaurants. The website covers articles from previous issues ( still under development ).
Essential Oils Local Aromatherapy, Mosquito Repellent! (highly recommended)
Luz-Info Our Webmaster's site (Our site's development area).
Portuguesefood Back home? Get your favourite Portuguese food 'find' delivered to you.
marcosalvor  A bistro bar in nearby Alvor that we use when we can. 
Travel Guides & Information
Somuchworld.com So Much World's Portugal Travel Guide
All about Portugal and what you need to know to plan your trip.
Portugal A good source of information for the Algarve generally. (inc. Business Section)
Tripadvisor Good information, reviews and forums for Luz and the Algarve in general.
Holidays-uncovered Reviews on accommodation in Luz.
Algarve-luzbay Some Praia da Luz information and home of the Habana beach bar webcam.
Davesguide An ageing independent guide, with Luz visitors comments.
Adanor Some additional photographs of Luz
Luzpages.net A developing Luz Website. (2006)
Luzpages.com A 'Yellow Pages' type site under development. (2006)
Weather The current weeks weather in Lagos

Local ( Algarve ) News from The Resident

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Algarve Temperatures

Average Air Temperature oC approx. +/- 2oC in Luz AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Yellow = Air temperature
Purple = Rain fall
Temperature table
Live Weather Feed
Longitude: -8° 43.80'
Latitude: 37° 5.09'
Click for Faro, Portugal Forecast
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jly Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
15 16 18 20 22 25 29 30 26 22 19 15
Average Sea Temperature oC
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jly Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
14 14 16 16 17 19 20 21 21 19 17 15
Weather Conversion Chart: 25.4mm=1 inch - ºF=(1.8xºC)+32

National Holidays 2009

1st January New Year’s Day 15th August Assumption of the Virgin Mary
20th February Mardi Gras 5th October Republic Day
10th April Good Friday 1st November All Saint’s Day
12th April Easter Day 1st December Restoration of Independence
25th April Independence Day 8th December Immaculate Conception
1st May May Day 25th December Christmas Day
10th June Portugal National Day 26th December Not a holiday

A few useful Phrases

Babylon English / Portuguese / English Translator (pop-up)
Ola Hello Adeus Goodbye
Bom dia Good Morning Ate logo See you later
Boa Tarde Good Afternoon Obrigado (a) Thank you
Boa Noite Good Evening / Night Por Favor Please

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