Pousada de Dom Joao IV - Vila Vicosa
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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 ...
... short drive today, we took some time to visit another nearby castle in Mourao, only 6 k from the Spanish border. Must have seen some serious nasty fighting centuries ago. Visiting these old fortifications/ castles/towns ... Must have been a tough life. Lunch was a picnic out side the Mourao castle on one of the smaller outer walls mostly crumbled now. Dinner at the resort was very nice, eating a little bit to much and not enough ...
... from the thigh bone
Thigh bone connected from the knee bone
Knee bone connected from the shin bone
Shin bone connected from the ankle bone
Ankle bone connected from the heel bone
Foot bone connected from the toe bone
Now hear the word of the Lord.
Church of São Francisco is a Manueline-Gothic church completed in 1510. It is currently under renovation and we had to cut through ...