Dom Joao Iii Hotel Portalegre
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... we paid 2.60 E to get in. We went
to see the cistern first. It is 30 feet high and and 150 feet long. It was
about half full and had a little boat in it. The echo was fun. The castle
needed a large cistern to be able to have a 6 months supply of water in case of
a long siege. The castle is in good repair. We spent about an hour climbing up
towers to look at the amazing views.
After visiting the castle, we acrossed ...
... br> After we made it out of the convent, we headed for the
Almourol Castle. Our GPS took us on “very scenic” dirt roads to get to the
castle. It may have been the shortest route, but we doubted it was the main
route. The castle and setting are very striking. An example of the Knights of
Templar military architecture, the Almourol Castle was built on small island in
the middle of the River Tagus. This is one of the best ...
... made of marble as well. The whitewash, that makes the buildings glow, is made from marble dust.The marble comes from a 25-mile strip between Vila Višosa and Estremoz. A core sample made revealed that the marble rock is 1,250 feet deep!
Elvas (not Elvis) An Impressive Garrison, Population 18,106
We left the lovely town of Vila Vicosa and followed the small roads along vineyards and ranches to ...
... no-toothed smile and it was a cool moment.
so we wandered to an older church that overlooked the harbor. Ponta Delgada looks to be the major point of call for the Azores - cruise terminals and the large (not for our standards) airport. We found the Main Street where there were a few people running up and down the street. All in all, a very quiet Monday without much traffic or commotion. Amanda and I had a glass of wine at ...
Half way through the second week at the vineyard and we have had enough. We sent off our designs for menus and got an email back saying they loved what we had sent and would get back to us after the weekend. We have been sat looking for an email for two days now and have heard nothing. We have decided we want to go home for at least a week before the job, if we get it, but we are struggling to find a place to stay. If we don't get the job then we will move back to England get ...
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