- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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Along border with Spain there are numerous garrison towns
built into old fortifications designed to protect Portuguese territory through
the centuries from an often unfriendly neighbor. The most significant one is named
Elvas and is located in the Alentejo region above the Guadiana River which
forms the border between the two countries for part of the distance southwards
to the Atlantic. My ...
... Badajoz, it does have loads of old buildings but it is very dirty, lots of rubbish in the streets and they smell like sewage in places. Our hotel is nice enough and there are the remains of an old fortress in the city which we walked around.
Another hot day, not sure of the temperature but feels like early 30's again in the peak of the day.
This is just a one night transit stop to break our journey.
... 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 ...
... of my pack and catches me by surprise as I get flung backwards. We understand that he is asking where we are going. Then his comrade and him confer and know exactly where it is and he takes charge to lead us through town. What a gem and his dues paid on this Holy Day. Much more so than the poor fellow we saw driving a buggy down the main road who got a ticket from the policeman.
Scored again! Another room with only two beds! Can't believe our luck! 5 ...
... especially the poppies. They are simply stunning! Reminds me of last year when they were everywhere and on Anzac Day when we wanted to wear them it took all freaking day to find them!
The highlight today was a pair of birds doing a mating dance. We stopped briefly to watch. See these birds every day, in the trees, on the fences and they sing beautifully. Have no idea what they are but some plain looking brown bird.
A couple ...