Aldeamento de Peixinhos

Borba, Alentejo, 7160-285, Portugal | Hotel
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Heading West

A travel blog entry by superhikes


... into the dusk the 20 or so kilometers to Badajoz, Spain...

I follow the wall around the town once more… past farmland and forest… I spot another aqueduct off in the distance just as light is fading…

0122 My night hike to Badajoz (Por 011, 08A -035)
Badajoz, February 28, 2008
Day 089: 6 hours, 7.7 kms

One thing you learn when long distance hiking with luggage is, always know where your nearest shelter ...

Seville to Evora

A travel blog entry by annsplace


... beautiful when the outer layer of bark has been taken off. The mature trees are stripped only every 10 years or so. As we got closer to Evora the country became much more productive but the little villages along the way looked very sad, I guess reflecting the Portuguese economy. After checking in to our hotel which was so cheap and of a good standard we explored the cathedrals, squares and arcades. Had a wonderful meal at a little restaurant - usual time, about 10 ...


A travel blog entry by vincent.michon


No visit for you Faro. We drove directly to Evora, making a quick lunch break in Mértola, a charming village with a church that features mosque like details. The only other tourists were a large group of polish people. The road from Mértola to Evora reinforced the Alentejan scenery on our minds. Olive and cork trees, wheat fields and storks, the ...


A travel blog entry by annsplace


... Station to file a report on our stolen phone and Di and I decided to have a quick look around the shops as it was Sale time. Managed to snaffle some absolute bargains. Dined at a restaurant recommended by hotel staff and it was awful. Can't win all the time! Not quite sure what to make of Seville; actually I don't really like it. But I did like the streets lined with orange trees and our hotel had beautiful woven baskets filled with oranges. Ours for the taking! A lovely ...

Salamanca to Evora.

A travel blog entry by analegge


A longish drive on a crystal clear day. Became fairly hot by the time we arrived in Evora. Stopped a couple of times on the way the 1st at Plasencia in the high Sierra. A compact walled town busy with locals shopping. Then our next stop at Elvas just inside Portugal near the Spanish border. A fascinating heavily fortressed town with massive walls and a castle on ...


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