Pousada de Alcacer do Sal Dom Afonso II
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We had a superb journey down the coast passing great beaches but the sea was rough even though the sky was blue. We stayed in a commercial aire at Aljezar and had views across the fields with egrets by the dozen. Up into the mountains seeing an abundance of flowers. Cistus abutilon margauritte ...
... 6pm, and a sit-around reading and sipping on some Portuguese wine - Getting better by the day. Now about 10.30pm, and as all the others have gone to bed some time ago, and James Taylor has finished, we go to bed. Sonja hoping for a better sleep. Into the cars and back to Lisboa tomorrow. A few days there to be had. (Nice face timing JJ today, and will try to do the same with C&C tomorrow morning, our time). Becoming pretty savvy in this computer age!! Love ...
... 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 ...