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 ...
... do this. Of course, we did go through a lock or two, including one that is over 100 feet deep.
We continued to see the hillsides lined with grapevines, but also began to see olive trees and almond trees. Both of those products are significant exports from Portugal.
After lunch we boarded the buses, and visited the town of Figueira de Castelo Rodigo, up in the hills, ...
... there for awhile while the ship's crew peered over the side of the boat. We were not concerned until we heard the ship's pianist (morning lounge entertainment) playing the theme from Titanic! Oh oh!
What had happened was we had pulled over to the side of the channel to allow another boat to pass in the other direction and obviously got a little too close to shore. The capitan used the side thrusters and engines ...
... The peeling of the bark from the tree does not hurt it and you can redo it every 10 years without killing the tree.
It has turned "hot " the last few days. Temperatures have been in the 90s the last two days. Luckily the tour buses are nicely air conditioned and our walks have not been taxing. Actually it has become a convenient excuse to stop and have a beer in a local pub.
The ship is only a few years old but does have some problems with ...
... this for a while. It brought us back to the
place we had stopped for lunch!
We had a map of sorts – well John had taken a photo on his iPad
of the map showing all the bike routes on a notice board next to the campsite.
Unfortunately, the battery packed up at this crucial juncture but not before we
orientated ourselves and eventually we made it back to the campsite.