Estalagem de Colares
Travel Blogs from Colares
... and it has saved me from loads of sore throats. It will double as a scarf if needed.
12 - Berghaus Tee - Nothing special to it, just a sports/outdoors tee, soft to the touch, quick dry.
13 - Sunglasses - I used to own a much better pair of these, in matte black...these ones are not as good, but I just need something ...
... food is really cheap here -especially fruit. Watermelon, nectarines and rasberrys.. yum!
I made a cassouluet for tea, a cross between french and portugeuese style cooking, with black beans, rice, garlic and turket, and of course copious amounts of red wine.
Watched 5 episodes of flight of the conchords for the first time which made me laugh my head off but also made me feel quite homesick. Cannot believe I ...
... architecture which gives tribute to all of the open sea exploration that brought the times of prosperity. Things like the twisted ropes, the Armillary "Navigation" globe and nautical ocean themes, all allude to the exploration era.
During our site visits to these extravagant structures, I understood why tourism in Portugal has not taken a hit. While Portugal has been going through a hard time, it has managed to ...
... such an impressive past, even after the state’s difficult years spent under a dictatorship. Perhaps in similarity to the miles of black and white tiled sidewalks that are beautiful but rather inefficient as they take a lot of time and labor to construct, Portugal is a state focused on maintaining the pride over its past even though there are plenty of more efficient measures that can be taken to push the state into a modern European role.
... so I was totally knackered at the end of the day. Travelling back to the hotel is a bit of a drag as I had to change twice on the tube and then catch a train to Santa Iria and walk a mile from the train. Being active is more than good but it is a bit challenging bearing in mind that the wonderful British NHS have not helped me much with the knee injury and the tropical heat here can be inconvenient too. Anyway, I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking