Pousada de Alcacer do Sal Dom Afonso II
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A lazy last day, doing some washing, walking, running, swimming, and checking Bess has not had her piglets. Also went out to lunch at 2.30pm. Both went for a run this morning along a newly discovered track that keeps us off the main road, and away from mad locals. Then big breakfast, and a boiled egg, and some cafe poolside. We have to walk 100m to the pool, so need to use multiple baskets to get all the supplies there. Sat around until about 1pm. Then back after ...
Woke to a bright sunny day, which climbed to 27 degrees. So nice that we swam this morning, prior to going to a late birthday lunch in Evora, at a posh restaurant. Pool water ( fed by a spring) about 19 degrees. Walked this morning to see how the lambs were doing; and then tried to put an under piece on Bill's car that he had knocked off in the creek. Failed, so chucked it in the boot. ...
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 ...
... a tap and didn't mind campervans filling up there, so we drove across the road and filled up! So we were now full of water, LPG and food, our batteries had a bit of charge in them but our toilet was still full!!
We arrived in Pego, it's a hugh parking area overlooking a reservoir with toilets, shower block and resturant but no taps for filling tanks!!
We finally managed to empty the toilet so now we ...