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... br> towards the south wall. We found a small art gallery that was selling photos of
Marvoa. The photos included photos of the village in fog. Apparently, for much
of the year Marvoa is cloudy and foggy. Of course, we will always think of this
village as sunny. The photographer was attempting to document the effects of climate change on this quaint hilltop village.
We then walked the wall until we reached the street the
Pousada is ...
... were able to tell that one foundation was a store and another
foundation was a laundry. Some of the buildings were easy to identify, such as
the bathhouse. The mosaics were truly beautiful. In the 3rd or early 4th
century a wall was built for protection. It had an average thickness of 9 feet.
In 468, the Suevi burned the town and killed all the inhabitants.
The next stop was at the Convento de Christo. This is a very ...
... 30. We were not willing to wait. We checked out the old castle and view from there over PraÁa de Republica, an attractive plaza lined with orange trees and in the countryside beyond. We also could see a scattering of the marble quarries.
The lovely white-washed houses in town sported marble window sills and door frames. We saw lots of marble even inside humble looking homes we peeked in. Some sidewalks and ...
... Spain) and the Battle of Albuhera in 1811
We walked in to town and had a good look at the Aqueduto da Amoreira, which has 5 tiers of arches, built between 1498 and 1622. We then walked through one of the fort gates and up into the town. ...
... 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