Travel Blogs from Badajoz
... room service but it turns out room service only serves until 7:30pm! So out we headed again to find dinner; we were hoping to find somewhere with an English menu but settled for a place with Wi-Fi so we could translate a few things. Tomorrow is our last full day in Spain, we are headed for Madrid & are then off to Dublin on Saturday! Looking forward to English menus!
... just behind me. one day, i was doing the dishes, I saw in the corner of one eye a jogger passing by. i was thinking to myself "not a good idea to run when such a dog is around" and a second later I heard a deep bark, a short scream and then silence.
when i was checking i saw the men laying 3 meters down the spiny slope with his eyes wide open. hada, still on the road was looking a bit helpless. what is he doing?
we helped this men up to the ...
... we got an impression that we ordered a large combination plate of meats, cheeses, olives, etc. Well, no, we each got like a 12-inch crusty roll with a thin layer of their "gammon" (very popular cured pork shaved off one of the hind pig legs that seem to be hanging in many eateries). That's it. Nothing else. No butter, mustard, mayo, pickles, salad of any kind. As per usual, glad I know how to order beer wherever we go. We ate our dry rolls, paid our 15 ...
Called in to admire the "marble" town of Vila Vicosa, its pleasant plaza with the Castle proudly standing looking over
Onto Elvas to see the very sturdy aqueduct - built in mid 16th Century - it goes around corners to travel over the higher land, reducing the cost and effort to build
Lunch at Portalegre - and looked into a tapestry museum ...
... 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 ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking