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... height: normal;">By 5 pm, we set off for our final destination today, Borba, 68 kilometers down the road. But couldn't resist one more stop at the tapestry town of Arraiolos. Sadly, we were too late for more than a sweeping view from the citadel.
We put $66 worth of gas in the tank and discovered we were getting just 33 mpg, the worst of the last three cars we've rented. Plus, the unleaded gas we needed ran ...
... We really liked Elvas, a real working town with loads of history. As well as the fortifications there are lots of churches and narrow winding cobbled streets. On our way up to the main square a Police car passed at great speed, sirens blazing, as we ...
Although we were retracing our steps today, the back to front journey seemed different and quicker!
We stopped for lunch in the MH Aire at Zafra, with a French MH for company and then went across country to Badajoz, right on the Spanish/ Portugese border.
We proceeded into Portugal and remembered to put our watches BACK an hour, so we were the same time as at home. We used the Pay motorway, ...
... as most items) are quite a bit less expensive. Rather than following the coastline to Portugal as planned (weather forecast looked wet) we headed directly south into the interior of Spain, the landscape changed to rolling hills interspersed with industrial towns. With 6 hours of riding under our belt we stopped in the city of Salamanca. We started looking for a hotel and found a small quaint and inexpensive one called 'le Petit Hotel, in the center of ...
... was straight across the road from the Aquaduct with great views from our bedroom window. We had a bit of a walk around town but lots of places were no-go because of military zones we were told.
Tomorrow (Thursday) is a big day for our family as Kathrin, Florence, Chris (KFC) fly out to Australia and leave us stranded in Europe. Bon voyage