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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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Travel Blogs from Montalegre
... of the nearby roads were, we opted to play it safe and head south to rejoin the motorway network near Viseu on which we had arrived a week before. Once on the comparatively stress-free highway our course took us near the places we had visited a couple of days earlier when we were in the wine lands, but this time we could see the Douro and the intensively planted, vine clad slopes from some impressive civil engineering and road building features, including some ...
... day. The King of Portugal had it built with the intention of it being the finest hotel in Europe but there was a revolution just before it was completed and Portugal became a republic. The bedrooms were completely rebuilt in 2006 but the wonderful public rooms and grand staircase were left untouched. We have a snack lunch and then go to the pool. In the evening we have a lovely dinner in the grand sining room and finish off with a port on the terrace as it is our last night in ...
... getting paler but enjoying walking in the cooler weather. Still don't understand why it can't be cool all day and then get warm after we arrive. Doesn't make sense!
So out in the light of day but the mist was so thick you couldn't see diddly squat so on go the headlamps so the cars don't run us over on the road! - still no shoulder edge to get off on. Off we start with a climb again. Spent the early part of the day on the road but then blissfully off road for most of the ...
Glutes work out to start and finish the day! Headed out at 6 - buddy says its dry - BS is my response and in the first 50m stop to don the wet gear on the pack! He does too *giggle*
Hi ho 2km straight uphill in the dark - bitumen - already worked that out and made a choice to wear sandals until the last 5km of the day when it's another horrendous uphill section but with a heavy rock load which is said to be slippery in the wet - sure was. Shoes held the rock ...
... is being used a lot by concrete trucks and when two of them met near us, we simply had to find a way off the road. Easier said than done..........you pick your way around a ditch, or blackberries, or whatever! Nothing was easy. My buddy and I have always laughed about how much we click and how much we think alike and are forever telling each other to get our of our brain. Today was no different, we were both thinking this is dangerous a bit and even though we waited for light to ...