Pousada de Dom Joao IV - Vila Vicosa
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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.
... you would hear the clinking of goat bells. Now and then a village, with whitewashed walls, terracotta tiled roofs and cobbled streets. Swallows high in the air, sometimes a hawk. Big skies, good for star gazing in the summer, but windy now, with banks of dark cloud bringing sweeping showers. Everyone carries an umbrella at this time of year. In the north around Marvao it was much more rugged and rocky, with steep hills becoming small ...
... give them their distinctive taste. This area of Spain is called Extramadura- apart from the iberico ham, this province produces most of the bulls for the bullfights, and olives. After arriving in Badajoz Helen did a great job choosing where to stay. This city is very much provincial Spain with the town going very quiet through the siesta time but around 5.30 everything opens up again. This area had ...
Got to our stop for the night before heading north. Had been told to come see Monsaraz. It is well worth the visit. Wondered around the castle and old fortifications. Staying down in the valley at Horta da Mjoura. Very quite place , nice relaxing time at the pool once we checked in. Not to be confused with horse de moura!, silly Tomtom ... 13 k's away and in a tiny town, and not much more than a shack, but not open anyways. Since it ...