Hospederia el Convento
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... restored and extended mixing the ancient and the ultra modern really effectively. We go down to the pool for a while. When we go back to our room there is some complimentary food and a small bottle of port waiting for us as SLH members. I have mixed feelings about the port. I love port but on the other hand I at first thought it was red wine in which case I wouldn't have had to share it with Kathleen. Dinner at this Pousada is again very ...
... and the views were endless. It almost felt like being in Machu Picchu again.
Our room at the El Dom Rei Manuel was ready about 2:00 PM. The hotel is lovely!! We have the largest room with a small courtyard. The old building has been completely renovated and everything is new inside. There is a very nice restaurant and we had a great late lunch. We enjoyed the hotel and rested until early evening when we went out into the village ...
... inconvenient (but pretty) nowadays but was important for defensive purposes through history up to about two centuries ago.
Two of the supposedly nicest hill towns were not far off my route towards Elvas, so I thought I'd make a detour and check them out in the late afternoon and early evening. Castelo de Vide is the larger of the two towns and has a substantial church, hilltop castle, and village within the castle walls. ...
... that tomorrow would be a day of rest and exploration of the village Marvao but we really didn’t know what to expect.
We made to dinner at 9:00 and had a fabulous meal with outstanding service. The porter is also the bartender and our server for dinner, but there is only one other couple dinning so we have all the attention we might expect. (The stated restaurant occupancy is 72 guests). We can see all the way to Spain as we are almost at elevation 3000 ft.
... br> We made one more stop at lovely small church "Igreja das Dominicas" with its beautiful tile work inside and painted pillars. We strolled through pretty lanes to the smaller Moorish castle at the town overlook.
It was getting to be 3 pm and we wanted to make it to Portalegre before the tapestry museum there closed at 6 pm.
The drive to Portalegre took us along ...
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