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.
... 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 ...
... we paid 2.60 E to get in. We went
to see the cistern first. It is 30 feet high and and 150 feet long. It was
about half full and had a little boat in it. The echo was fun. The castle
needed a large cistern to be able to have a 6 months supply of water in case of
a long siege. The castle is in good repair. We spent about an hour climbing up
towers to look at the amazing views.
After visiting the castle, we acrossed ...
was interesting to see how the blocks of stone were fitted in to then huge
rocks of the island to make the foundation.
The rest of the trip went well as we skirted the border
of Spain. As we got nearer to our destination we started a travel odyssey going
on roads that were once paved or should be, winding through small village
neighborhoods. We suspect that Ms Garmin is trained to follow the shortest
... he had a cancellation that he hadn't processed yet and we could stay! We were thrilled.
Like many hill top towns and villages in and around the Alentejo province, it sports an imposing citadel. This one has an eagles nest view over the valley. Others may be larger and have many more sights to visit but in this case, for us, "less was more". Later we found out Marv„o was included in the book, '1000 Places to ...
Other places to stay in Campo Maior
Av. Dos Combatentes Da Grande Guerra, Campo Maior | 3 star hotelfrom $84