Travel Blogs from Badajoz
... hotel that Dane has been looking forward to since we booked! The heat was getting to us so we waited until late afternoon to head into Badajoz for a look around (& some geocaching of course).
At 5pm it was still about 30 degrees but by the time we were done just before 8 it was starting to cool off a little. Restaurants don't open for dinner in Spain until 8 or 9pm so we were going ...
... the coast of galicia. amazingly beautiful landscape and beaches with turquoise waters like you see them usually in tropical zones. the weather was better now but the sea is very very cold. something like 30 seconds...
there i met dan, betti and hada. hada is a American Staffordshire and means faire. i really think she have got the best personality I ever experienced at a dog. the perfect friend. dan, a surfer which enjoys his life in his mercedes truck ...
Anyhoo, our first pangs of hunger soon after arrival led us to look for a light and early dinner ... think it might've been around 6pm. Well, not that easy cause majority of places start serving dinner at 8:30pm! After much wandering, ended up at this deli-cafe type of place. In Spanish, with various gestures, this guy indicates to us that we can't order from the main menu. With our lips flapping nonsense between parties and with all our hands and ...
... might be interesting. It was all a bit too modern for my taste - think Picasso on canvas. The tower in Portalegre was nicely done inside - but the outside looked like pallets stacked together
Long and pretty drive over the mountains - we had 5 hours driving altogether - a long day for us, but broken up into sections, so it did not seem so ...
... castle spoke through his lunch. He discussed history, warfare maneuvers, political and economics, both historically and present day. He told us the president of Portugal was coming for a visit in the summer and how he expected the protesters to be present. He also spoke of the communist and how much he disliked them. Who doesn't? Then at the photography museum we met the collector himself. He discussed who knows what because he spoke in Portugese. I just ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking