Travel Blogs from Guarda
... and reenact the epic battles by throwing the dolls off the castle too!
Monsanto was voted in 1938 the "most Portuguese village in Portugal" what ever that means.
We hiked up the hill (758 meters (2486 feet)) to the Monsanto head, Latin as Mons Sanctus, the Holy Mountain.
We took 2 hours to hike to the castle high above town ...
0 miles Bored bored bored , but well rested . I did however walk 3miles into town to get some food after being told the kitchen didn't open until 7.30 . The trouble was every cafe was packed full of people watching themselves getting thrashed at football . I didn't want to barge my ...
... all day so when after 46 miles I came across a 4 star hotel with an OPEN swimming pool and spa I couldn't help myself but stop for the day . I checked in , dropped my stuff in my room and without even showering jumped straight in the pool ,and that is where I stayed until I looked like a raisin !,almost 2hours later ! Unfortunatly the resteraunt didn't open until 8 so at 7.30 I had a cheese and ham toastie at the ...
I left to Portugal as every year, to see my cousins and there also because I am Portuguese origin.
I adore this country, they are very welcoming, we eat atypical dishes there, it is excellent.
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is really trés beautiful, there is many sun there low, him(it) make
very lime, I have in quite 2 am 30 of flight(theft), because I leave by
plane, there vpoiture there is one can near 48 hours of road!
It is really ...
Next day we headed north out of Lisbon. First stop Fatima, where back in 1917 three children tending sheep were visited by the Virgin Mary. She told them that she would re-appear in six months, and when word got out 70,000 people turned up, but only one of the children saw the re-appearance. It has been a pilgrimage site since then. There is a vast, car park size plaza in front of the church and a chapel with masses, and ...