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... like the ones in Segovia, Spain and Nimes, France with the Romans, but this one was built over many decades leading up to its completion in 1622.
The scenery is the Alentejo is somewhat closer to my
expectations of what Portugal looks like, a rolling plain with occasional
hills, mostly open grazing land with widely spaced short cork oak and holm oak
trees that make it look like a park, many olive groves, ...
... Badajoz, it does have loads of old buildings but it is very dirty, lots of rubbish in the streets and they smell like sewage in places. Our hotel is nice enough and there are the remains of an old fortress in the city which we walked around.
Another hot day, not sure of the temperature but feels like early 30's again in the peak of the day.
This is just a one night transit stop to break our journey.
Our last day in Portugal was spending time with the Fergusons and the Morenos having a lunch of the Brazilian national dish - the feijoada, just google it. It was really good bonding time for our families. It was jump at like the christening feast - long table with plenty of food and wine.
Our time in Portugal is coming to an end and we will miss Maria's family.
... give them their distinctive taste. This area of Spain is called Extramadura- apart from the iberico ham, this province produces most of the bulls for the bullfights, and olives. After arriving in Badajoz Helen did a great job choosing where to stay. This city is very much provincial Spain with the town going very quiet through the siesta time but around 5.30 everything opens up again. This area had ...
... color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;">The Best Western in Evora was a good choice for the price (booked on-line). We were able to leave our car on their spot along the main street while we went to see the main attractions in town.
The temperature was well beyond my comfort zone so the plan was to do a one-two-six look-see. I wanted to ...