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0120 One of Portugal’s treasures (Por 009, 08A -033)
Evora, February 28, 2008
Day 089: 6 hours, 5.3 kms
I’ve still got two days before my flight out of Madrid, and I am in no hurry to leave Portugal. I notice a brochure stating that Evora is a World Heritage Site. It’s on my way, so I figure I have to check it out…
I reach the bus station and within a few blocks find myself at the gateway of a beautiful walled city. ...
... overflowing garbage and things that never made it to the bin. Not to say there aren't some beautiful sites but try not to look down except to avoid walking in dog poo!
The language is slower and too many words are different to make spanish an automatic option, and the idea of a mid day siesta persists.
We were also starting to encounter storks. They would build large messy nests anywhere ...
... has a quite austere Romanesque and Gothic Se
(Cathedral) that has the appealing feature of a open roof that can be visited
in its entirety rather than a skinny little toward to which to climb to the
top. One of the citys most famous attractions is the Igreja de Sao Francisco
which houses the Capela dos Ossos. That would be the “chapel of the bones”, a
small chapel room with the carefully arranged bones and skulls of at least ...
... away from any.
Today we made friends in Portugal....I keep thinking that if we had to spend an afternoon with someone from every country of the world, we might understand their problems and challenges and as a collective group we might be able to solve some of the world problems...or we should have a campfire and deal with them over a bottle of wine.
Off to Nazare. And a good nap in the bus.
Ciao,Love,Dar and Mary
... mortar and cemented the entire edifice together.
It's strange in almost any context. But as are all things in the unfolding human drama throughout history, there is an explanation, albeit one a bit difficult to reconcile with modern thought. This construction project occurred in what is known as the Counter Reformation period. This was the time in the mid to late 1500s after Martin Luther, in the early ...