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... the Bridge (Por 028)
Parchal, January 2, 2013, Day 176
6 hrs, 5.1 kms
Day Totals: 16 hrs, 23.1 kms
It's dark now, so I should pick up the pace--but when I pass through Parchal I figure I should tack it on to my collection. Neither a touristy beach town nor a historical village, it feels more like a lower middle class suburb. Find an open space with just enough light for my video clip... then on across the long bridge across the bay... and to ...
Found another great beach to spend some time. We have. Had some technical difficulties so haven't been blogging much. Just golfing and enjoying the sunshine. This really is an amazing place if you love the beach. The food is good in all the restaurants too. Some times the menu is a bit too English for my taste but lots of Local Portuguese fare as well. The wine, beer and port is ...
... Feeling hungry we caught a taxi into the town and asked for the best fish restaurant. The driver took us to the A Grehla restaurant. Three sisters looked after us while their father has been deposed as the manager touted for diners further up the road. We were advised to have the cataplana - basically a fish and shellfish stew, including lots of garlic, wine, green capsicums, cooked in a steel wok type dish with a matching lid. This is the ...
... that plastic corks and screw-tops has had on the industry. Within the last ten years they have invented a process to bond thin cork skin to fabric or leather, which can be used in the fashion business. After the presentation we went to a store in the village which sold these products. Don treated me to a new wallet, and he purchased a credit card case. We didn't buy the beautiful ...
... town of Estoi, where we discovered some wonderful mosaic floors in and around a villa, as well as a Portuguese farm house built over the ruins of the Roman villa. Those Romans got around, didn't they?
Lunch was in the only café in the town square of a nearby village. We were enjoying our meal when several hundred motorcycles came roaring into the square, obviously on a Sunday road rally of some sort. The riders and the vehicles ...
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