Quinta Do Martelo
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... chase the peacocks!!
We stopped for lunch & dad made me a little house box! im not really sure why??? but it was much more comfy than the hot floor. I got some bread & fish, not enough mind you!
Busy day for me, Iwas pooped & went straight to sleep after dinner & had sweet ...
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 ...
... village. So quiet. Picnic lunch on the hill, local red wine yum.On way back we went to the monoliths that are outside evora. Like Stonehenge but 2000 years older. Only one weird girl sitting there waiting for full moon with her mirror and shells?????? Restaurants everywhere here, food was amazing best we have ever had, but is hard to find a place with down to earth ...
... horses. The bright colors, sequins, and brocade worn by the men in the ring were dazzling.
And then came the first bull. The breath-taking speed and agility exhibited by the bulls and the horses kept me on the edge of my seat as I tried to smother the gasps and near screams that would involuntarily erupt as the magnificent beasts closed in on each other. The horsemen were supposed to get the bull to charge and then, when close enough, pierce it on ...
... a bull runs through local streets!
Here’s how it works. A
rocket is set off alerting everyone that the bull is being released from his
crate. He emerges with a rope tied around his neck, and immediately sets off
after the first moving target. Behind him two groups of men hold on to the rope
keeping him from going past the white lines drawn at the ends of the streets.
These mark the safety zones for which people flee as soon as the bull comes in
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