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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 ...
... carved into rocks in several canyons near town. They were discovered in the 1990s as the area was being studied for a planned hydroelectric project. The dam wasn't built and the area now constitutes a UNESCO World Heritage site as well as an archaeological park. You can only visit the sites on guided Jeep tours, which turned out to be fully booked for the day. Oh well, you can’t see everything in the world!
I continued south with a stop in Trancoso, a hilltop ...
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 ...
... jumpsuit that is quite good as the goats are always chewing on your clothes. The family is very nice. The 30 year old wife, Anita, speaks English, but Agostino, the husband does not. The 5 year old daughter is learning.
Baby goats will be born any day now. They have quote a seup here and by the end of next week it will be even better as they have gotten a grant from the government. So there ...