Pousada de Dom Joao IV - Vila Vicosa
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July 10, 2014
EVORA to BORBA - 121 km
Hotel O Viajante €35, double including breakfast
One-Two-Six (Speedy) Sightseeing in Evora
... walls were built in the 16th and 17th C, on previous Moorish defences.
There is also a castle which has some bits of its Moorish walls left.
The fort was Wellington's base, during the Peninsula War, for the assault on Badejoz(just over the ...
... the fees don't start until after the first town, Elvas, which was our destination.
We followed the instructions to the aire and passed through the 5 tier aqueduct!
We found the MH Aire which was in the Car park of a newish Intermarche (Have the French taken over all the Supermarkets in Europe?)
We did a big shop but as we were the only MH there we really didn't fancy spending the night in a ...
... prepare whatever he would like using seafood. My meal consisted of several varieties of seafood in a delicious tomato cream sauce over a bed of french fries. We complemented our meal with a bottle of vino verde or green wine, a specialty in Portugal. The following day was spend exploring the fortress. Amazingly there were very few tourists. The following day we woke up to pouring down rain and wind, so we decided to stay an extra day to wait out the storm. ...
... and open back cart pulled up at the bar across the road, driven by a walnut faced, farmer sitting precariously on an old plastic chair, if only I’d had my camera. And following our disbelieving gaze, Manuel laughed out loud ‘ah Portuguese Porche’ he roared, very funny and entertaining we wondered if Manuel was a travelling actor too.
After Serpa we drove to the Medieval town of Monsaraz, home of the largest pottery production in Sao Padro ...