Quinta Velha Village

Cabanas, Tavira, Algarve, 8800, Portugal | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tavira

Our Lady of Deliverance Procession

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... heavy “ark” of Santa Maria, school children in “scout” uniforms, old (and young) men and women, members of Our Lady’s Sodality draped in long brown capes, reminiscent of Saint Francis of Assisi - so Dianne said - praying the rosary, and the band playing solemn but beautiful music in tempo with the walking.

There were city policemen at intersections along the route to stop traffic. The sense of the sacred and ancient in ...

Into the Mountains of Portugal--and Back in Time

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... with people from a bus tour. There was only one bus tour in town, but it seemed they were all packed in at long tables in restaurant number two. The waiter there told us they had "no more food" to serve us, so we left.

We were disappointed because an accordionist (a professor of accordion from the Academy of Music in Tavira--whom we had previously heard in concert) was waiting there to perform for the bus group. We'd never before heard such a virtuoso on ...

The Most Beautiful Spot in Tavira--Tavira Castle

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... site, still being uncovered, but halted for now due to a lack of funds.

One can clearly see the labyrinth of walls, doors and rooms where, it is said, once lived seafarers, princes, and before them, the Moors, who ruled this land for hundreds of years before it was claimed by its indigenous Portuguese people.

The day was capped by a stop at Veneza, our favorite coffee shop on the Tavira central square, the Praca de Republica.

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Weekend on Tavira Island

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... wood, we heard someone’s voice from the woods nearby. We didn’t think anything of it, having seen a man and some boys arrive earlier on the island for some kind of outing. We kept going. Shortly, Gibran came running after us saying that the shouting had been directed towards us, saying, “You are the people who are breaking the trees! I’m going to call the police.”


Needless to say, we dropped our loads, but kept going, ...

Faro, Portugal House Sitting

A travel blog entry by alice-patrick

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... English speaking TV for the first time in about three months. I got my fill of CNN, BBC and the Universal Channel. Lots of old Law and Order and NCSI episodes. We also took advantage of a good Wi-Fi connection and talked via FaceTime and Skype to friends and family over the holiday season. We also caught up on our blogging ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Cabanas, Tavira, is near Pego Do Inferno, Mount Foia, and Quinta da Ria.
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