Pousada de Alcacer do Sal Dom Afonso II
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... and I definitely will be going on tripadvisor to give them a great recommendation.
I got my ship fix of the day while seeing an MSC container ship taking on his pilot, and navigating into the port of SINES.
We wandered inland to check out a bit more of the Portuguese countryside to a little town called "Santiago do Cacem." A steep hill will bring you up to a vast carpark, from which you can walk the narrow, cobbled, ...
... this huge cathedral, with all parts from different time periods; Roman, Corinthian, Gothic, even contemporary. Me and Orson briefly went inside which was interesting. After that we ended up walking through the old quarter of the town, which was really beautiful. Toulouse, although not a tourist's paradise, seems like it would be a nice place to live; the people are a bit friendlier and the city just seems to work very well. I got an Icecream from a street stand ...
... was a photographer but I didn't get the point of his work. Then went to the traditional gallery who had very diverse works from East and West. Both galleries were set in a park/garden setting. Enjoyable way to spend the morning. Left for Olhao on but at 3:1m Arrived Olhao around 6pm to a pensioner and were welcomed by the owners Jeff and Leanne from Australia. ...
We took the A road to Alcacer, through cork plantations and past Agua des Moures (a Moorish watering hole) and Gambia (a village filled with the descendants of African slaves). Wanda was a fount of information on the history of everything we passed.
Alcacer do Sal means 'Castle of the Salt trade', and as such it has a castle on the small hill that has been turned into a pousada (hotel). White houses cascade ...
... needing to do a visit!!!
So life in the van has become much more 'normal' now. We have all got use to the space. The boys still have a few battles at night when they go to bed but bless them they are sleeping in the same bed although with separate bedding! Apart from that Dixie is providing all we need. We have got shopping down to a fine art now and we can fit into the cupboards and fridge enough for about 4-5 days (providing the boys don't go ...