Travel Blogs from Évora, Portugal

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Monzaras, Évora District, Portugal travel blog

Monzaras

A travel blog entry by amsterdam01

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Off to Portuguese hill town of Monzaras, about 1 hr away. Rained about 50mm last night, but a fine day. No run today, but walk for Sonja in the afternoon. Alan running tomorrow. Monzaras small and beautifully kept, so we had morning coffee and lunch ...

Lost & Found, Évora District, Portugal travel blog

Lost & Found

A travel blog entry by amsterdam01

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... the Spanish pilgrim trail. Up this morning for a run to St Sebastian, in search of croissants but to no avail. Too early for Portugal and too Sunday morning. Then off to Evora today - a walled city 10kms away, and home via a grocery store. Alan cooked ...

Evora Says Hello, Évora District, Portugal travel blog

Evora Says Hello

A travel blog entry by amsterdam01

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Today we journeyed back to Evora, and as a walled city it was typical of Europe, and 2,500 years old. The villa is in the middle of a cork plantation, and the stripped trees are amazing (see attached pics). I drove Bill's hire care on the right today, ...

Monoliths are Go 7000 years on, Évora District, Portugal travel blog

Monoliths are Go 7000 years on

A travel blog entry by amsterdam01

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Went to the monoliths yesterday, followed by a hilltop town called Castelo de Arraicois. As it has rained heavily prior, we forded a few little creeks in the cars and Bill ripped off his front oil pan protector. Will try to re-fit today. Did discover the ...

Day 27 - Evora, Évora, Portugal travel blog

Day 27 - Evora

A travel blog entry by britt.mark

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Left Seville for Portugal. Travelled to Merida, a very pleasant little town that boasts that it was once the 9th biggest city in the Roman Empire. So what did the Romans give Merida or Augusta Emirita as it was then called? How about an arena, an ...

Alan Morschel's Birthday today, Évora District, Portugal travel blog

Alan Morschel's Birthday today

A travel blog entry by amsterdam01

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Woke to a bright sunny day, which climbed to 27 degrees. So nice that we swam this morning, prior to going to a late birthday lunch in Evora, at a posh restaurant. Pool water ( fed by a spring) about 19 degrees. Walked this morning to see how the lambs ...

Seville to EVora, Évora, Portugal travel blog

Seville to EVora

A travel blog entry by mbrunjes

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... listed Roman ruins, Had lovpUely salad lunch with Calamari spoilt by all the people smoking around us. Crossed the border into Portugal and visited the little Marble town Of Estremoz,had lovely coffee and Custard Tart. In Portugal Sunday is the only ...

Last Villa Day, Évora District, Portugal travel blog

Last Villa Day

A travel blog entry by amsterdam01

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A lazy last day, doing some washing, walking, running, swimming, and checking Bess has not had her piglets. Also went out to lunch at 2.30pm. Both went for a run this morning along a newly discovered track that keeps us off the main road, and away from ...

Leaving Evora, Évora, Portugal travel blog

Leaving Evora

A travel blog entry by jolotravelling

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... Lisbon airport, we opt to go through the mountains, stopping first on too-quite Bandayoz (Spain) and then beautiful Evora (Portugal) with its narrow streets, white and yellow painted houses and beautiful main square. Wonderful small town for a stop when ...

Cork, Megaliths and the Portuguese Inquisition, Évora, Portugal travel blog

Cork, Megaliths and the Portuguese Inquisition

A travel blog entry by helwit

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... the Head of Agriculture so was seen to be connected to the regime. Mario is the first person in his family to be born in Portugal, after they returned in 1981 after living in the US for seven years. We also leant that any Portuguese last name that is ...

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