- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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After yesterday's efforts, we decided we needed a rest day to allow our bodies to rest and recuperate . Today is also Margita's birthday and so we spent a leisurely day wandering around Santarem.
It's very quiet today as it's Sunday but there are plenty of things to see including the old Roman castle and outpost, the cathedral and numerous churches and statues.
The hostel where we ...
Azambuja to Santarem I have just enjoyed a wonderful refreshing shower and stayed for ages so that my aching body could be revitalised. The sun has been relentless and there has been little or no shade. We made many short stops for food, water and a little break. Knowing it was going to be a long 30kms walk across flat agricultural land, we set off early in the cool morning air. The mist ...
villages are quite densely packed and usually on a topographically prominent
spot like a hill, while most of the countryside in between looks almost
unpopulated. In this respect the Alentejo is more similar to central and
southern Spain than it is to lusher more densely populated northwestern
Portugal where houses are more widely spread across the countryside.
The landscape in ...
Well what an adventure we had trying to find our hotel in the historic part of Badajoz. Talk about a rabbit warren of one way streets and pedestrian only streets we went over to get to it! Marty had to literally drive up on the footpath in one street because they were so narrow - we didn't think there would be any hotel in these streets but yip sure enough we found it - eventually!
I can't say I'm too ...
... that - SLOG ON!
Saw a few colourful butterflies, red, orange and white ones, but they don't sit still for photos and a few bugs including a spider with a bug for a feed but a bit of a game with him. Put the camera near the flower he takes his bug to the bottom of the flower, wait a minute and he's back. Did this a couple of time but nailed him eventually. And saw something else I never seen before......olive ...