Pousada de Dom Joao IV - Vila Vicosa
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... Interestingly he was born in East Germany so witnessed the destruction of the Berlin Wall, we compared lifestyle, employment, interests and travel. We were later joined by Brian, also travelling solo, who although British now spends 10 months of the year in Europe, with a particular affection for the Algarve and this site. Brian's background is photography, specifically portraits, and coincidentally back in the 1970's he used the photographic laboratory where I was ...
... fortifications which
supposedly represent some of the most advanced military technology of the
1600s, but there not much in the way of museums or exhibits on them. They’re
impossible to miss, though, since the center city is located entirely within
the massive fortifications, many of the flat areas they enclose now used as
parking lots on the town’s periphery.
Elvas also has a ...
... Badajoz, it does have loads of old buildings but it is very dirty, lots of rubbish in the streets and they smell like sewage in places. Our hotel is nice enough and there are the remains of an old fortress in the city which we walked around.
Another hot day, not sure of the temperature but feels like early 30's again in the peak of the day.
This is just a one night transit stop to break our journey.
We arrived to the most amazing place, probably one of the best views I've ever seen, Monsaraz is truly amazing. This was a two hour drive north from where we were but definitely worth it... It's a very worth while 'appropriate' location..! We had a fabulous meal last night in the small high town with a wonderful elevated terrace view and the food was very good..! Leanne and Steve joined ...
Our last day in Portugal was spending time with the Fergusons and the Morenos having a lunch of the Brazilian national dish - the feijoada, just google it. It was really good bonding time for our families. It was jump at like the christening feast - long table with plenty of food and wine.
Our time in Portugal is coming to an end and we will miss Maria's family.