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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... ringing the bell beside the reception, the Dutch owner, Siboe, came to greet us and checked us in. We set up on a gravelled pitch offering some shade looking out on to a plantation of cork trees, while beyond is Siboe's small herd of reddish-brown cattle grazing. The Alentejo, a big fertile region, is the breadbasket of Portugal that makes half its wine and is the largest producer of cork in the world. Due to its turbulent past, many of its towns are on hilltops, just ...
... vehicle on it. We arrive at the Pousada de Évora or the Convento de Liois. As its name suggests it is an old convent which has been converted. We are lucky and get parked right at the door as there is only limited parking. We are offered an upgrade to a suite and decide to take it. The lounge has beautifully painted walls and ceiling and a chandelier. There ...
... our hotel is located in the centre of the old city within blocks of the major sites. We visited the public gardens, the public squares and the Roman Temple. Evora streets are like Venice except you can drive a car (one way only) along the streets. Supper was outside in one of the squares. A quick dash to see the temple lit up and then back to our hotel. The hotel receptionist is extremely friendly and was baking the cake for tomorrow's breakfast as we were leaving for our ...
... has a quite austere Romanesque and Gothic Se
(Cathedral) that has the appealing feature of a open roof that can be visited
in its entirety rather than a skinny little toward to which to climb to the
top. One of the citys most famous attractions is the Igreja de Sao Francisco
which houses the Capela dos Ossos. That would be the “chapel of the bones”, a
small chapel room with the carefully arranged bones and skulls of at least ...
... buildings. Went into one hotel and it is absolutely beautiful how they incorporate the old with the modern. Prices for food is very reasonable. For dinner we had hot pasta salad with a glass of wine and coffee for nine dollars each. Again very few tourists around even though the weather is good, which makes it feel that we are intrepid explorers. Which we are not, more like tepid explorers. Even got the ...