Monte da Figueira
Travel Blogs from Zambujeira do Mar
... overflowing garbage and things that never made it to the bin. Not to say there aren't some beautiful sites but try not to look down except to avoid walking in dog poo!
The language is slower and too many words are different to make spanish an automatic option, and the idea of a mid day siesta persists.
We were also starting to encounter storks. They would build large messy nests anywhere ...
From an industrial port city named Sines with a big oil
refinery and tall smokestacks of other industries, the west-facing Atlantic
Coast all the way to Sagres and Cape Saint Vincent is part of the Parque
Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina. The designation does not
prevent people from living in area or even limit agriculture significantly
(there’s lots ofland under greenhouse cultivation) but prevents the large scale
resort and ...
... historic sight in the southern half of Portugal, and a beautifully
preserved medieval city that was one of the first places in Portugal to be
awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. While most of the sights date from
medieval times, the ruins of a Roman Temple in the city’s center, popularly
believed to be dedicated to the goddess Diana although no archaeological
evidence exists for that attribution, shows that Evora is a far older city.
... t like Elvas very much and constantly
tries to correct it to Elvis.
The fortifications at Elvas are historically significant
enough to have won it designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site. I spent a
few hours in the town after the short drive from Marvao and found it pleasant
enough but neither all that unique nor possessing that much to see. I somewhat
expected much more would be made of ...
... go the old fashioned way when we go someplace new and buy a travel book. Our book for Portugal is part of the Eyewitness Travel series. We've been really happy with it as things seem to be presented in a more positive light than most we've used in the past. Plus it has tons of pictures and good itineraries for us. If you buy books for your travels consider this series in the future, I think you'll be pleased.
Odeceixe is a pretty beach/headland. According to our reading one of ...
Other places to stay in Zambujeira do Mar
Alpenduradas, Zambujeira do Mar | Hotelfrom $96