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villages are quite densely packed and usually on a topographically prominent
spot like a hill, while most of the countryside in between looks almost
unpopulated. In this respect the Alentejo is more similar to central and
southern Spain than it is to lusher more densely populated northwestern
Portugal where houses are more widely spread across the countryside.
The landscape in ...
... t say I'm too impressed with 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 ...
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 ...
... or unique church steeple protrude beyond the quaint streets and buildings, we just had to get a closer look. Four hours later, we had visited not only the eerie Chapel of Bones and the Aqueduct but Igreja de São João, the Roman Temple and Praça do Giraldo, the main square. The square used to be a place of executions and public burning of victims of the Inquisition. Today, the terraces on the square is a place to enjoy ...