Gran Hotel Aqualange
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... region even looks somewhat
Texaslike. The weather is Texaslike too, my visit coinciding with a heat wave
and temperatures in the upper 90s Fahrenheit. By the time I was done with lunch
in Elvas I was ready for a siesta rather than more sightseeing in the heat and
headed directly to Evora to find a room for a few cool hours indoors before
doing my sightseeing in the city in the evening and morning hours.
... Badajoz, it does have loads of old buildings but it is very dirty, lots of rubbish in the streets and they smell like sewage in places. Our hotel is nice enough and there are the remains of an old fortress in the city which we walked around.
Another hot day, not sure of the temperature but feels like early 30's again in the peak of the day.
This is just a one night transit stop to break our journey.
Our last day in Portugal was spending time with the Fergusons and the Morenos having a lunch of the Brazilian national dish - the feijoada, just google it. It was really good bonding time for our families. It was jump at like the christening feast - long table with plenty of food and wine.
Our time in Portugal is coming to an end and we will miss Maria's family.
... give them their distinctive taste. This area of Spain is called Extramadura- apart from the iberico ham, this province produces most of the bulls for the bullfights, and olives. After arriving in Badajoz Helen did a great job choosing where to stay. This city is very much provincial Spain with the town going very quiet through the siesta time but around 5.30 everything opens up again. This area had ...
... one of the best traditional meals we tasted too; fall-off-the-bone-tender pig cheek. It was the menu of the day and we were not expecting a lot for €7.50. But were pleasantly surprised when it included bread and appetizers, a jug of fresh local white wine, a hearty soup, a salad and the meaty left jaw of pig, and dessert and coffee. They eat a lot of meat in this part of Portugal, not something I crave when it is so hot ...