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After leaving the bustle of Barcelona, it was lovely to arrive in Montesinho, which took a bit longer than anticipated because we missed a train connection by a few minutes and had to wait for the next one. Montesinho was just over the border into Portugal in a lovely national park (they call then natural). The village was old and very quaint. The guesthouse we stayed in was several hundred years old, ...
[Just a quick post to try to catch up. We may add more info and/or pictures later.]
Wonderful stay at Cepo Verde! We couldn't have had a better host than Marta!
We lucked out in coinciding our stay with the cherry ripening season. And the cherry trees grew everywhere.
It rained hard through the night and the morning started out
drizzly and misty in this very green part of Portugal in a valley on the border
between the Minho and Tras-Os-Montes regions of the country. I found myself
about a day ahead of my tentative trip plan, so decided to add a day in
Tras-Os-Montes province in northeastern Portugal to my drive itinerary. Since I
didn’t anticipate going there, the fact that it’s on the rainy side doesn’t
Our night was a little bleak - no heating - four of us there, so should have been fine to get away early but the Spaniard decided at some point in the night to move outside the room and sleep in the corridor. Arrgghh! This is where we move to get out early to pack without disturbing everyone! But the bathroom was huge so we hopped in there and sat outside to eat some food before leaving at 6.
The notes promised a lot of wet patches and they weren't wrong. ...
... foe lunch! And sometimes thought I smelled a bakery & remembered it was on my back!
So off we go. Pass through five villages to tonight's destination. Actually we wanted to stop two villages back as it made more even distances between villages but couldn't get accommodation. Seems the same for tomorrow :(. AND the only place to get coffee was where we got it - phew! - grateful! Not a thing in any other village - ask - get told no - humph! Have managed ...