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We drove 50 mins to Sátão from Viseu after restocking for the weekend at the supermarket. A gourmet weekend was in order and it's not disappointed one bit. Hand peeled prawns in garlic, olive oil and chorizos, traditional Portuguese rolled pork with a local stuffing smothered in onions, pepper, salt and pepper seasonings, large fish kebabs, aubergine & halloumi parcels, cocktails shaken!!! It's all too much holiday fun... Time to travel Monday ...
... I did a rough counterclockwise half circle around the western and southern parts of the range, a direction that seemed to have me driving almost always on the side of the road with a thousand feet or more of thin air on my right. I was close to petrified on several occasions.
Portugal’s highest peak is just called Torre and is just a few meters shy of 2,000 meters (about 6,600 feet), an altitude roughly equivalent to the highest peaks in the southern ...
We drove 3 1/2hrs to Torre, the highest point in Portugal. Up up up we went where the road in front appeared to disappear at times. But what a view we were rewarded with at the top of the mountain, breathtaking... We met our friends Steve and Leanne there in Ace and little Jake the Beagle before heading ...
Today is National Chestnut Day! When in Porto roasted chestnuts were being sold on many street corners here they are on the table along with Flavian beans that have been soaked in a brine. Both are good. The weather has been cool and rainy since I arrived. About 50 to 55 during the day...same temp. inside as the wood stove has only been lit one day! Always wearing many layers of clothing.
Today another baby was born, but the mother was straining so hard ...
... and potatoes! The wild boar and lamb were excellent and inexpensive. The food was served family style with more than enough for one person and each large plate of food was 7 euros. After stuffing ourselves we drove to Guarda, the highest city in Portugal, to do some shopping. I have a new goat outfit! Pictures of it another day. They bought me a new pair of leather boots for 15 euros and gave me ...