For the purposes of promoting tourism, we who live here always refer to this region as “the sunny Algarve”. Here is a picture taken mid-morning today:
As alluded to by the caption, we always have sun in the Algarve – every day of the year. It is just that some days, it is the “liquid” variety.
In a non-related matter, you may wish to click on the Spare Room page above to read about being a guest on my blog, and to see the first guest contribution. There are much more interesting photos and a poem there.