Alcazar Hotel

Rua de Ceuta 9 Apt.149, Faro, Algarve, Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Faro

Our Lady of Deliverance Procession

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... heavy “ark” of Santa Maria, school children in “scout” uniforms, old (and young) men and women, members of Our Lady’s Sodality draped in long brown capes, reminiscent of Saint Francis of Assisi - so Dianne said - praying the rosary, and the band playing solemn but beautiful music in tempo with the walking.

There were city policemen at intersections along the route to stop traffic. The sense of the sacred and ancient in ...

Into the Mountains of Portugal--and Back in Time

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... farm on the side of Knobley Mountain in West Virginia, with pigs, chickens, and cows.

We spotted and followed a farmer with a bucket on the way to feed his very large pig--headed for market after the first of the year we learned. The farmer told us this pig was big enough to feed a family for an entire year. I believe him. He asked where I was from. When I told him Estados Unidos, he said, "Oh! Capitalistas!! I didn't argue. He was a very nice man and ...

The Most Beautiful Spot in Tavira--Tavira Castle

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... distance in every direction. Camera Obscura is a place we have yet to visit, though its eccentric manager/host has helped propel it to a status as a must-see tourist site.

The hilltop is also home to the A ver Tavira restaurant, where we lunched prior to visiting the Castle. A ver Tavira turned out to be one of the best we had enjoyed so far in Tavira, a definite recommendation.

Now, the castle! And what a beautiful and intriguing ...

Weekend on Tavira Island

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... the most part, and cheap--the owner charged us fifty Euros a night. He charges the annual camping family from Dubai 450 Euros a week during the summer season. We had no contract and keys to the cottage are still at Loginha waiting for him to pick them up because he said that he trusted Marcela! Score another one for our precious friend and totally awesome Portuguese guide.


Unlike the warmer months, we didn’t have to put up with the crowds! We ...

Cacela Vehla--A beautiful village in Algarve

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... regions economy, as well as its ecology. Recreational (tourist), natural and commercial uses are sometimes at odds with each other. Beyond the tourist use the system also supports economic activities such as seafood farms and the port of Faro.

The Ria Formosa is also a designated Natural Park of over 170 km in length and a stopping place for hundreds of different birds during the spring and autumn migratory periods. It is this system ...

Location

This hotel, located on Rua de Ceuta 9 Apt.149, Faro, is near Praia Verde and Ria Formosa Nature Reserve.
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