Travel Blogs from Portugal

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El Camino de Santiago, Porto, Portugal travel blog

El Camino de Santiago

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan

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... since he had walked it twice and really enjoyed it. I chose the Portugues route which begins in the city of Porto in northern Portugal and follows a more or less parallel path to the Atlatic coast for 232km, 139 miles, to the cathedral in Santiago de ...

Portugal - Viano Do Castelo, Viano Do Castelo, Spain travel blog

Portugal - Viano Do Castelo

A travel blog entry by chickensafloat

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... . On Wednesday we left a very smoky Baiona (hill fires) and proceeded South again towards Viana Do Costelo - our first ever taste of Portugal. The journey was a mixture of winds up to F5, calms and hill fires. About 10 mils South of Baiona we noticed a ...

Monty - November 8 1991 to December 16th 2006, Lagos, Portugal travel blog

Monty - November 8 1991 to December 16th 2006

A travel blog entry by chickensafloat

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Sadly Monty our 15 year old Welsh Springer Spaniel died on the morning of  Saturday 16.December.   He had survived a series of strokes over the last month or so. He seemed to make a complete recovery within a very short time on each occasion ...

Algarve - Vilalara, Algarve, Portugal travel blog

Algarve - Vilalara

A travel blog entry by peterebecca

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In between our first two and last two days in Lisbon we spent about 6 days in the Algarve at a very nice resort. Very relaxing and lots of sun to be had.  We also got to eat piri piri chicken every night which made up for the lack of Oporto in Lisbon. ...

local sights, Silves, Portugal travel blog

local sights

A travel blog entry by emtashval

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Silves is one of the oldest cities in the Algarve area.  It was at one time the Capital city!  It was founded by the Romans, but became most important during the time of the Moors (700ad). ...

Evora, Portugal, Evora, Portugal travel blog

Evora, Portugal

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... ; Vineyards turned into Cork tree groves, which turned into Olive groves, which turned to Orange groves as we made our way south. Portugal is the world´s top producer of cork.  Every 7 years or so, they strip the bark off with long pointed sticks ...

Day 10 - First Academic Day in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 10 - First Academic Day in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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... did was learn about how the tiles are made and painted and a little of the history of the tiles. Apparently tile painting is Portugal's most unique and famous art form. The evolution of the tiles is incredible, and the way you can see not only Portuguese ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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... and were told that we had to have a note from a doctor saying it was OK for us to swim (apparently a common practice in Portugal!).  We left and took a long bus ride back to town where we walked around and prepared for our departure the next day for ...

Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, Portugal

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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Port, Porto, Portugal travel blog

Port

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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... the boarder, nice and green and quite hilly. the bus dropped us off in the middle of nowhere it seemed, here in portugal they drop you at the front of their offices, apparently anyway. while fending away a pesistant taxi driver with only hostel address ...

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