Pousada de Braganca Sao Bartolomeu
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... t even pick your nose without guard descending upon you!
Arrived at our next stop of Puebla de Sanabria with plenty of daylight left. Another walled village on top of a hill (couldn't really call it a mountain) .Pleasant little village with narrow streets - had to park 200 mtrs from our hotel but we were prepared with overnight stuff in backpacks so we didn't have to carry bags up ...
... and we enjoyed a nice lunch together in Villa Vella. It is a very nice hotel. The owner was sweet and gave us maps and souvenir pens. Everyone in this village was very nice and we spoke with some men who had worked in Germany. Next stop was o Pereiro. Again, really nice men helped me get a drink at the fountain and fill my water. It is very beautiful here but the walk is very hard. I ...
... so much. Little did I know that there was still plenty of climbing left as the trail went round the mOuntain. As I headed down into the little town where I planned to have a snack and a rest, Martina was behind me. We agreed that if the Alberque wasn't nice, we would share a room in the rural hotel. We are sharing a room in Casa Irene which has a private bath and toiletries. Also, lots of hot ...
I have been exploring the town and it is truly beautiful. It is in a valley with a river. The castle is on a hill and very nice. The auberge is full. There are two older couples from the Netherlands, one girl from Germany and two Spanish gentlemen. The common language is ...
... to absorb the splendour of the valley that surrounded us. As you zigzag towards the west coast, the terraced hillsides transform into lush forests that engulf the small hillside villages.
Our evening was spent somewhere between the Douro valley and Lisbon, but I'm not 100% sure where we were. I think this was the first time we were absolutely and completely lost thanks to the pitch black night and small unmarked ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility