How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
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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 ...
After breakfast at the Pousada we sit in the lounge and our room. We were going yo go to the pool but it is overcast and cool. The ABCD are having a meeting in the hotel. Not heard of them? Its a European organisation called the Advisory Board on Cat Diseases. Or did someone just make that up? We check out at noon. The car has been parked outside for two days. Unfortunately it was under a tree and is covered in a layer of gluey gunge. The windscreen washers get enough off my side of ...
... But finally after thinking we'd finally hit our village when it was yet another one, we pop into the right one.
Now we know there is an Albergue and some private place in this town. The private place is the one recommended in all the commentaries. We find the albergue just after we reach town and give it a check out. Clean, 20 beds, good kitchen and ablution facilities, no wifi - seems fine. Let's see if we can get food in town. Town?........ Oh that's still a walk ...
... the village and promptly climbed back up and eventually descended to less than 500m after walking around the mountain and looking often over the edge to what should have been amazing views blocked by mist but at one point buddy says "holy heck (well not quite those words) thats a 70 degree drop!" Yep straight over it was! Okay........focus Lari......no falling over the edge!
Finally descended into a village - no bar for coffee of course but we found ...
... br> But today the views would have been spectacular and we would have been a lot longer reaching our destination because of all the photo opportunities, but it was just walking in the clouds! Have done a couple of video clips - make sure you put on the sound - so much more get the picture.
Started just after we left town and started up the road and for just over three hours visibility was 30-50m. We were on a secondary highway for much of that with no shoulder on the road. ...