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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Riviera Évora
Very nicely located for attractions, shopping, and food. Momentos, and Patio being to very good ones close by
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Started the day with a nice run around the cities ancient walls ... We've been told its 4.5k, seemed longer :) Got quite a few wierd looks, and we learned later that jogging in the morning around the wall is not a regular thing, the Jagger's go on another trail not that far away that is an old railway line. Running the wall was better, less likely …
Just crushing ... Stopped in Evora for lunch, but the place looks cool, so we booked in for a couple nights. Most interesting parts of the drive north... The amount of unfinished overpasses we went by, at least a dozen . Amazing rolling fields,reminded me of the Canadian prairies. Afternoon walkabout. Lol , we saw lots of nests in Spain last year ... This one in Evora had a white stork in it!
... we missed the great pictures of rows of them on telephone poles or gantries across the road but you get my drift. Some of the young birds are ready to move on so there is a mix of in use and discontinued - much like some of their buildings as you will later see.
The early portugese heard about stone henge and tried their luck but it didn't quite make it so they have multiple attempts through out the area. ...
... has a quite austere Romanesque and Gothic Se
(Cathedral) that has the appealing feature of a open roof that can be visited
in its entirety rather than a skinny little toward to which to climb to the
top. One of the citys most famous attractions is the Igreja de Sao Francisco
which houses the Capela dos Ossos. That would be the “chapel of the bones”, a
small chapel room with the carefully arranged bones and skulls of at least ...
... the communists were in power and they took the land for the state. This family moved to Brazil for 10 years. They came back when the prevailing political powers booted out the communists and middle ground political party came into power.
At that point they got back their land but the government had depleted the natural resources of the farm and they basically started with nothing...
The cork trees were over harvested, ...