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, ...
... 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 ...
... in certain areas. Surprisingly the cocktail lounge is nice and cool! Hmmm----a coincidence??
A lazy morning again, again, and some of us attended a stretching exercise session on the sun deck at the civil hour of 10 AM with the cute spa director. There was then a Q/A session by Vantage about some of their other trips and the usual opportunity to select your next trip and receive some additional discounts. I am evaluating!
After lunch ...
... clutching olive branches and other foliage to represent the
palms. We hung around to watch them all in their Sunday finery before carrying
on with our route. Nearly an hour later and after three circuits of the village
we found the right path out. Lucky for us all the residents were in church
otherwise they would all be laughing at the two gringos walking round in
circles in the heat of the midday sun.
We stopped for a picnic ...