Quinta do Salgueiro
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... say relieved it was an easy 93 k day. We did still have just over 1000m of climbing. This part of Portugal has been beautiful. The legs are getting tired, hate to see how wimpy they would become if I didn't get the awesome messages we get each ...
... feet above the river and the vineyards cover virtually all of them. It is a spectacular sight. How they managed to build the terraces, plant and maintain all these vines on these steep slopes is a mystery to me. Seeing these vineyards is certainly the highlight of the trip and the region.
We concluded the day by visiting Quinta da Avessada, a manufacturer of muscatel wine which is a very popular aperitif ...
... de Compostela in Spain. The village is on top of tallest hill in the area and was used as an "early warning system" by the Portuguese. The town of 60 people contains cobble stone streets, a few shops and the requisite taverna. It was a delight and we bought several different types of almonds grown in the area.
Because we are in Spain the entertainment tonight was a group of ladies who performed a a Spanish music and flamenco show for us.
... the trail took us off a
road and onto a path. In order to make the walk circular, we picked up one of
the mountain bike routes that would take us back into Perena. We managed to
lose the route within about 20 minutes and found ourselves wandering across
rough pasture land picking up the odd cart track and crossing dry stone walls,
aiming for what we thought was the general direction of Perena. We eventually
found a road and decided ...
... tiny with little houses built at every angle clinging to this high rock. There are steps from many directions which lead to the top and once there the view across the hills is magnificent. The campsite is something else! We were the only occupants last night although a girl on a bike arrived about an hour ago. We have our own tiled pitch, complete with picnic table, ...