Hotel Vila Gale Albacora

Quatro Aguas - Antigo Arraial Ferreira Neto, Tavira, Algarve, 8800-901, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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Pastries (and other goodies!) in Portugal

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Hi everybody! Portugal is one of the few western European countries that we hadn't visited so far, but all that changed when we took a 10 day trip there at the end of May. We flew into Lisbon and spent three days in Lisbon before heading to the fishing villages and (cold and windy) beach north of there. We then crossed the country diagonally to the …

Our Lady of Deliverance Procession

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... the already flower-clad ark. If you watch carefully, you can see them throwing roses in the video.

Only a few could press their way in--standing room only--to hear the priest give a homily that was broadcast through speakers in the street outside the church, as well as inside. The chapel pews had been stacked to the side to allow for more people to stand. Dianne found her way inside ahead of me, while I found a spot with many others in the ...

Into the Mountains of Portugal--and Back in Time

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... to translate for them the need to pay for these extra items. However, they finally left, and so far as we could tell, their bill was settled somewhat satisfactorily. But not without a bit of negotiation, and contingency planning with Marcela.

Once finished with our lunch, we struck out (in the misty rain) down one of the narrow streets. We first came upon a quite modern building apart from the town center that was a "social" services center, with, it ...

The Most Beautiful Spot in Tavira--Tavira Castle

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... or other potential enemy intruders into this territory.

One day we hope to find and read more of the long and complicated history of Tavira, beyond the "cliff notes" version found in the gravel guides. Suffice it to say for now that at one time, Tavira was one of Portugal's important cities, a base for some of the Portuguese seafarers' exploits and the economic and social development of Portugal, and, especially, the Algarve.

Around ...

Weekend on Tavira Island

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... around to object, and the two campers were very happy--as were we.


Dianne and I were too chicken to stay at the campsite all night, preferring the warm(er) cabin that now was heated--enough at least to take the worst chill away. However, we did join “the kids” for building the fire, a glorious view of the stars and naming of constellations, and the moon’s fiery first rising over the ocean, before heading back to our cabin.

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This 4 star hotel, located on Quatro Aguas - Antigo Arraial Ferreira Neto, Tavira, is near Pego Do Inferno and Mount Foia.
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