Pomar Velho

Galegos, Marvão, Alentejo, 7330-072, Portugal | Hotel
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Wellington connections

A travel blog entry by startrailers

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Elvas is a fortified border town. Its star shaped fortifications and 3 separate forts are said to be the biggest and most complete in Europe. Vauban the famous French designer conceived the plans. The star shape is irregular to allow for strategic ...

Another day, another Country!

A travel blog entry by startrailers

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Although we were retracing our steps today, the back to front journey seemed different and quicker!

We stopped for lunch in the MH Aire at Zafra, with a French MH for company and then went across country to Badajoz, right on the Spanish/ Portugese border.
We proceeded into Portugal and remembered to put our watches BACK an hour, so we were the same time as at home. We used the Pay motorway, ...

Adventures in Spain and Portugal 5/18 - 5/22

A travel blog entry by sini2014

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... in time. It is a frontier fortress of Portugal about 10 miles west of the Spanish border. Coincidentally it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since June of 2012. It is situated on a hill and has a 4 mile long aqueduct which still supplies the city with pure water. Elvas has the distinction of being one of the greatest and most heavily fortified frontier towns in all of Europe. There are 2 other fortresses within sight, covering the north and ...

Castelo de Vide

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... and wandered around its narrow alleys - just about wide enough to accommodate the occasional car - with its pretty whitewashed dwellings, some with Jewish symbols carved into the door frames. There is also a synagogue dating back to the 14th century which is now a museum depicting the existence of the community. Further up the hill, we entered through the walls to explore the maze of streets of the impressively preserved medieval part of ...

Beira by bike

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... on to his donkey and cart. All in all it proved to be a very interesting, rural ride of 12 miles, finishing up in our nearby village of Santo Antonio das Areias beside the bullring. Gary later told us that in recent years the bullring has been restored, though only used for its intended purpose on a handful of days a year. However, around the base of the exterior are small dwellings, each with its own door, and these ...

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