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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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... up with the astronomy of solstices and equinoxes. Carvinga on the rocks includw, circles, crescent moons, rectangles and the shepherd's crook. The final site is a dolman in which human remains and artifacts have been found. Most interesting.....dinner tonight at Taberna Tipica Quarta Feria with another young French Canadian couple. ...
We leave Tavira Sunday morning (Sept 13th) for Evora. A 2.5 hours drive on the autostrada. Drive was good but more like 3 hours. Pretty desolate area so not a pretty drive per se. Did see a beautiful castle. Unlike the autostrada, a real lack of facilities on the way, so, when we arrived in Evora, we needed to find a Water Closet right away. Had trouble finding our hotel that is located within the walls of ...
... several sites that are 5,000 to
7,000 years old. They’re large standing stones at two sites named Cromelque dos
Almendres and Menir dos Almendres that amount to a kind of Portuguese
Stonehenge set in a cork oak forest. The third site at Anta Grande do
Zambujeiro is Europe’s largest dolmen, a Stone Age burial chamber under several
large boulders that looks like it could be Fred Flintstone’s house.
Maybe I’m just feeling ...
... albeit one a bit difficult to reconcile with modern thought. This construction project occurred in what is known as the Counter Reformation period. This was the time in the mid to late 1500s after Martin Luther, in the early 1500s, sent a cataclysmic shudder through all of Roman Catholic Christendom with his breakaway from the Church at the birth of what was to become ...
... beautiful streets and buildings I was talking about. And we could go up here anytime we wanted to!! Needless to say, we ate as many meals as we could up there, and watched a couple sunsets. We quickly found out another thing about Evora, that it was a university town, and the students were in the middle of "pledging" aka, freshman hazing. Except the pledging doesn't last for a couple days or a week, it lasts for a month and a half! Morning, noon, and night we ...