Fortaleza do Guincho
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... a hotel. Sure, we had passed a few large hotels along the way, but nothing with signs which fitted the description of what we were looking for. We then tried programming the GPS with various options for the hotel address, and each time it sent us round in circles - the same traffic jams and the same narrow streets which challenged Brian's skills in driving on the wrong side of the road. Eventually, we stopped at a camping ground a few km away, not so much to camp ...
... of galleons with merchants and their merchandise offloaded from the boats and spread across the beach, open for business. The Portuguese (Bartomoleu Diaz and Vasco da Gama, amongst others) were after all great seafarers and leaders in the Voyages of Discovery
A short drive from Lagos and we were at the 'end of the world'. The location of ...
... they banqueted! Having pepper and cinnamon on the table was probably a status symbol and then it is down to the pure economics of supply and demand. They want something that is relatively rare, they must pay for it. So in came the money. Once a route had been established around Africa, the Atlantic overtook the Mediterranean as the primary trading route and Portugal became the primary traders.
... She has done very well for us with all of her squeaks and groans. In her 128,000 km. life she has allowed Tony to speed along and keep up with the traffic. All of a sudden out of the blue comes a bullet of a car travelling so fast we shake as they go by. The other "game" on the highway, or any major road, is the motorcycle trick. They sneak up quietly, give the bike the big rev and pass on the left. There is no lane on the left. They also dart in and out of ...
... the cockpit, pooped on craig or as i said dumped!!We reached a record speed of 16 knots surfing on top of these waves, round abouts Nazare. Thats half the speed of the condor flat out!! It took 53 hours of slog and little sleep to get to Lisbon. We are now enjoying a rest and lots of sun. :) pictures to ...