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Travel Blogs from Zambujeira do Mar
... into the dusk the 20 or so kilometers to Badajoz, Spain...
I follow the wall around the town once more… past farmland and forest… I spot another aqueduct off in the distance just as light is fading…
0122 My night hike to Badajoz (Por 011, 08A -035)
Badajoz, February 28, 2008
Day 089: 6 hours, 7.7 kms
One thing you learn when long distance hiking with luggage is, always know where your nearest shelter ...
... is also the site of the 2ndC Roman Temple
We sat on a seat in the shade for a cold drink looking out over the walls.
Evora is a nice town, but we thought it was no where near as special as Elvas.
Unfortunately Elvas is just off the motorway inside the Portugese border that most people just speed ...
... cemetery where a few officers from the Peninsular War are buried. There are some recent commemorative Plaques. It was beautifully kept - a lovely contemplative garden
As usual I'll let the photo's tell the ...
... car park.
Luckily just 300m back down the road we had seen signs for what looked like a Municipal campsite.
We decided to walk back down the road and have a look. It looked very basic, but there was one British MH there, so we stopped to talk to them. The site cost 14e per night inc. electricity, so we decided to give it a go. Elvas is a World heritage Sight that we particularly wanted to see
... The older couple at the hotel was very gracious. The owner walked Bob to a parking garage about 3 blocks away for secured parking for the bike.
Our room on the 5th floor was great with spectacular views (especially at night) of the cathedral across the street, a small square and over many rooftops. Salamanca, founded in 3 BC, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. The University of Salamanca is the oldest university in Spain and ...
Other places to stay in Zambujeira do Mar
Alpenduradas, Zambujeira do Mar | Hotelfrom $96