Quinta Dos Avos
Travel Blogs from Campo Maior
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.
... had a marrow soup. We both chose the suckling pig for our main. The meat had been pulled from the pig, covered with the crisped skin then compressed, reheated then cut into 10 cm squares. These food dishes represent the best of local food. We accompanied the meal with wine; Helen having a lovely verdehlo and I had a temperanillo - Hablo no silencio (the sound of silence). It was a truly memorable day. ...
... br> towards the south wall. We found a small art gallery that was selling photos of
Marvoa. The photos included photos of the village in fog. Apparently, for much
of the year Marvoa is cloudy and foggy. Of course, we will always think of this
village as sunny. The photographer was attempting to document the effects of climate change on this quaint hilltop village.
We then walked the wall until we reached the street the
Pousada is ...
... This included attempted routes marked do not enter and
roads which seemed more appropriate for pedestrian traffic. As we passed a few
locals sitting on their front door thresholds drinking beer, the road was so
narrow they had to pick up their feet. When Ms Garmin tried to guide us up a “donkey
path” we relied on locals who pointed the other way to drive to the Pousada. We
declared that tomorrow would be a day of rest ...
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The sparkling whitewashed houses here look like they we spruced up for important company, not a drop spilled on the narrow age-old stone roads. No shops peddling cheap tourist knickknacks and it's not overbuilt with terraces catering to tour buses. We encountered few tourists in this off the beaten track little jewel.
Flower pots brimming with color lined the houses. ...
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Av. Dos Combatentes Da Grande Guerra, Campo Maior | 3 star hotelfrom $84