Quinta do Salgueiro
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This has been an awesome day of cycling. Great to have after our last two days having been such a grind. We decended out of the mountains for the first 20k, than easy rolling roads for another 73. Nuts eh! 93k and I'm calling it easy. Maybe ...
... 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, ...
... us free, and in about ten minutes we proceeded on our way. Yvonne loved it, hoping they would send out the Portuguese navy to rescue us!
We sailed back to Pinhao where we boarded buses to visit a famous manor home called the Mateus Palace. It has nothing to do with the Mateus wine people but happens to be located in the small village of Mateus. It was built in the 18th century and is owned by the same ...
... 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 ...
... of mountain bike
tracks and is on the GR 14 route so lots of opportunity to cycle and walk. The
draw to the area is the stunning valleys cut out by the river Duero and its
tributaries through granite boulder strewn countryside.
This evening we cycled to the ermita Nostra Sra. Del
Castillo, a small church perched high overlooking the Duero River and the Portuguese
border. It was a quiet spot but a nearby information board ...