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... br> towards the south wall. We found a small art gallery that was selling photos of
Marvoa. The photos included photos of the village in fog. Apparently, for much
of the year Marvoa is cloudy and foggy. Of course, we will always think of this
village as sunny. The photographer was attempting to document the effects of climate change on this quaint hilltop village.
We then walked the wall until we reached the street the
Pousada is ...
July 17 - Traveling to Marvoa
We left fairly early today, around 9:30, because we have
several stops to make. We made it out of town without a problem. A good sign.
Our first stop was the Roman ruins just south of Ciombra
in Conimbriga. This is the largest and most excavated Roman site in Portugal.
It was on the road between Lisbon and Braga. There is evidence that the Romans
inhabited the ...
... we were very near. We made it to the tapestry museum in time.
Museu da Tapešaria de Portalegre Guy Fino
There is one "must visit" in Portalegre. Its museum houses Portalegre's unique contemporary tapestry. It’s named after the factory founder who created an innovatory 'stitch’. We were the only visitors and it was interesting and worth the trouble to get there.
... Think we beat everyone by at least an hour and a half. After settling into the room, we went downstairs for the free dinner. The buffet was pretty impressive and everything was fresh. Lots of salads, pastas, vegetables, etc. Amanda pointed out some smoked sardines that looked pretty tasty so she grabbed one and ate it whole. Apparently the bones did not bother her. I was like, "ewwww gross!"There was some swordfish and veal ...
... and settle for a bit so can travel, but more spaced out and enjoy some things slightly better with money behind us. The people at this vineyard are sending us crazy, three young annoying english girls who are loud and stupid, on top of this, Alan is always telling the same old long winded boring stories, that we have already heard 3 times over. The stress of organising everything on top of the annoying company is sending us a bit crazy. The work has become tedious, apart from ...
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