Hotel Sao Joao de Deus
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A wonderful experience. The hotel was beautiful, the bedroom and bath were very spacious. The surrounding courtyard was green and lush with beautiful trees and flowers. The service was excellent. The fortress and hotel were a great find.
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Contis-Plage to Elvas May 16 to May 22 After three nights stay on the beach in Contis-Plage we were ready to head out on a new adventure. We followed the Coastal Highway south into Spain. Since there are no borders the only way we could tell that we had crossed into Spain was that the signage was now in Spanish. We stopped in a small town called …
Our last day in Portugal was spending time with the Fergusons and the Morenos having a lunch of the Brazilian national dish - the feijoada, just google it. It was really good bonding time for our families. It was jump at like the christening feast - long table with plenty of food and wine.
Our time in Portugal is coming to an end and we will miss Maria's family.
... had a marrow soup. We both chose the suckling pig for our main. The meat had been pulled from the pig, covered with the crisped skin then compressed, reheated then cut into 10 cm squares. These food dishes represent the best of local food. We accompanied the meal with wine; Helen having a lovely verdehlo and I had a temperanillo - Hablo no silencio (the sound of silence). It was a truly memorable day. ...
... it is lined floor to ceiling with azulejos, the hand painted blue and white tiles. It didn't disappoint! The collection azueljos are from 1711, by the great master Antonio de Oliveira, and depict scenes from the life of Sao Lourenco Justiniano.
The church also had a crypt with a stack of bones, a gilded alter and 18th century paintings.
... Spain) and the Battle of Albuhera in 1811
We walked in to town and had a good look at the Aqueduto da Amoreira, which has 5 tiers of arches, built between 1498 and 1622. We then walked through one of the fort gates and up into the town. ...