Rey Don Sancho
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... what a good value travel destination Portugal is. My
room cost me 25 Euros and was in a nice modern hotel. For dinner I had the
local specialty, Posta da Vitella (veal steak), as part of a three course meal
with wine for 15 Euros.
Except for the gorge cut by the Douro River and smaller
gorges of its tributaries, the central and eastern parts of Tras-Os-Montes
province are very pretty rolling ...
... you continue up and over the hill and take a dirt track to potential coffee. No option really!
Worth the views - they were simply to die for - killer views really - and to see that gap in the river up close and the farmland the other side was another 15 min oh shiny time taker. Off we head across the top over rocky ground searching out the cairns to find the way out and land on a gravel road in amongst the trees. Bliss! And lots of beautiful lavender to top ...
... that say they are using explosives in the area! We cross the new motorway and wander over bridges and around construction and the path is well marked and much better than we expected from the notes and only nearly made a wrong turn where a bridge crossing wasn't marked and fortunately saw a marker the other side of the motorway, so backtracked and found someone had scratched arrows Into the new blue fencing on the unfinished bridge. Well they were trying ...
... But it goes on and on and on, pretty but monotonous, simply wheat, lucerne, canola, rapeseed, barley, ploughed dirt or plots of fallow ground. 12kms of it!
Grateful that some guys on bikes passed us. We saw up ahead they were going over a bridge. This is through rural heartland and roads made so agricultural vehicles don't disrupt the highway. Our brains engage as we notice that they went far right to cross and we can see either rail track or something to the left. ...
... MONDAY! Our luck as usual!
A highlight was seeing a falcon in the cathedral windows whilst checking out the pigeons!
Walking back from our historic journey to find lunch we find real veges - bought enough for dinner now just need to find some prawns for a glorious prawn garlic stir fry for tonight - BRING IT ON!
My hungry pants had crept on by this time and my buddy has learned from past experience if I don't sort hungry pants they soon ...