Aldeira Da Roca
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Not part of the plan, but Joao from InGamba and his team are great at meeting even silly little requests. Last night it was decided we would do a little bonus ride today to give the legs a little spin for those that felt a need to ride. like seven days wasn't going to be enough ! Everyone here already (still a few guests to arrive today) went, so poor Helder our awesome InGamba mechanic had to have all the bikes ready and waiting. No doubt for tomorrows official start the bikes will ...
... and restaurants in the evenings and there is a museum which we visited which explains its roots and where you can listen to it.....any song that as ever been recorded....through headphones. Now for someone who dearly loves the "Tweets" and knows the dance moves, I have to say that Fado is a tad too melancholic for me...we are talking of songs sung by homesick sailors and the sound can best be described as "mournful".
... at a recommended restaurant for lunch, Ribeirinha on the main road between Colares and Varzea de Colares. Yep, every time we settle somewhere there is always a "gem" you find just before you are leaving. A small quaint lovely cozy warm and inviting dining room that posts a daily menu on the chalkboard; this is the menu, lots of choices. Ann speaks very good English and translates what we could not figure out. There is one white wine and two red ...
... was not on the agenda, just a very nice last visit rehashing what had been a very nice week with Mike and Debbie. Our last game of Euchre pronounced Debbie and Mike the winners. In the morning we will take them to Caiscais to pick up their 'lil rattler' and they will be on their way to some wonderful adventures beginning in Porto and heading down to the Algarve region where they will fly home from Farro. We are excited for them.
... think about the power of ones faith here, to get lost in the beauty of your surroundings and appreciate, to say a prayer of thanks.
We are all a little quiet as we leave, we are amazed. Little did we know we were headed to yet another site that would give us pause yet again, to reflect.
Cabo da Roca is an impressive cliff, 459 feet high that marks the most westerly point of the
European mainland. It was calm there today with ...