Hospederia el Convento
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... had a light lunch of soup. Joe's tomato soup had a poached egg
We spent time around the Pousada which is really serene.It is amazing there are only three couples staying here (Friday night). We have struggled with internet since we arrived but a knowledgeable person showed us how to sign on. It is free but works only in the bar area.
Tonight our dinner was again served by Jose. We are checking out tomorrow for Evora.
was interesting to see how the blocks of stone were fitted in to then huge
rocks of the island to make the foundation.
The rest of the trip went well as we skirted the border
of Spain. As we got nearer to our destination we started a travel odyssey going
on roads that were once paved or should be, winding through small village
neighborhoods. We suspect that Ms Garmin is trained to follow the shortest
... roads. At last, the beautiful town came into view. The cathedral and castle standing tall on the hill top overlooking the red roofs and whitewashed homes within the city walls. We managed to make it up into the center of the labyrinth of ever so narrow streets and gates. At first glance, it seems impossible to get through some of these narrow streets without scraping at least the side mirrors, then having to make a ...
... meats to nibble on, followed by a bowl of good wholesome homemade green bean soup with bread, then there was a choice of either pork or white fish served with vegetables, and a glass of wine. Not gourmet dining, but good for the price, in pleasant surroundings. There is a small outdoor verandah with a few tables which overlooks the valley which soon filled up but we felt it to be a bit too windy. Suitably refreshed, we walked towards the ...
... as a hostel, so hopefully the station and its platform can also be preserved for the future in some shape or form. Meanwhile, across the tracks, I spotted a building with a huge stork nest on its chimney. After leaving Beira we were not too far from 'home' but along the way we cycled through small hamlets of pretty white-washed cottages, the smell of wood smoke on the air, past fields of crops, including a farmer ...
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