Sunday, August 31, 2008

Where Does the Greatest Olympian Ever Vacation?

The 14-time Olympic gold medalist chose the Algarve, Portugal (approximately three-hour drive from the Lisbon area, where we live) to relax after making history at the Bejing Olympics.

Phelps flew into Lisbon and then drove down to Vilamoura. The Portugal News writes: "...he chose Portugal as it is a relaxing place with friendly and open people, and he promised to return in the near future."

More articles can be found here and here.

If you're on the fence about where to vacation next, and my blog and pictures haven't convinced you enough, maybe Micheal Phelps will help you get off the fence and do like he does:

Visit Portugal!


jae rin said...

You should go there! And get his autograph and picture :) I enjoyed watching him win his golds, although mostly in replay.I think I would get tired of eating if I had to eat as many calories as he does to maintain his weight. I'm getting tired of eating now, and that's just the extra 500 calores I need for breastfeeding!

Natalie said...

No worries! We'll get there. Though, he'll, sadly, be gone. We have some friends who are lending out their Hilton timeshare there and we hope to take advantage of that soon!