Senhora da Guia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... We truly had a grandstand view. Meanwhile, the square itself was filling up with spectators, and at one stage it must have held a couple of thousand people. After a pleasant and leisurely dinner where we unwound after the long drive and the rigours of the day, Brian took himself off with camera to look at the light and sound show. Despite our initial cynicism, we had to admit that this very large elaborate display really was something. Our first impression of the ...
... and while in Belem we queued for Portuguese tarts at Pasties de Belem (thanks for the tip Jan, they were worth queuing for and much nicer than the tarts everyone else sells, I think it may have to do with the filo pastry) ; the Discoveries monument (a riverside monument built in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the navigator and promotor of ...
... monastery....objective being to beat the coach tours....this is UNESCO stuff. No expense spared in building this monastery. Spice money and Church money equals a lot of money! Because the monastery was designed whilst all this exploration was going on, there is a maritime element running through it. Ropes appear a lot sculpted out of limestone, plants, even rhinoceros! Overall though it looks gothic, a style that I describe as "lots of pointy towers dripping ...
As I said we had a great walk, tired on our return, Tony has a very sore shoulder (six months at least) and I am having trouble with my hip. We did well though and do not want to complain.
We hope everyone is well and that you are beginning to feel spring may be on the horizon. We are day tripping tomorrow.
... porteria (Portuguese bakery). Saturday night, however, we did go out for a nicer meal, and sat down to bread and olive oil, at a restaurant right on the main tourist street. The food was very good although portions were smaller than I'm used to. An accordion was being played out on the patio, and it felt like being in Italy if you ask me.
Sunday, our last day, was spent going to the tower of Belem, An ancient defensive tower built hundreds of years ...