Quinta dos Tres Pinheiros
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Figuera da Foz. Quite a cool little beach town that seemed very set up for tourists. There was some kind of huge stage on the beach and it looked as though a festival was being set up, we found out the hard way that the festival started the next day...all through the night cars arrived and filled up the car park that we were parked up in, people were starting to party already and were honking horns and all sorts of nonsense. Not what you want at ...
... free" day so we surfaced late before setting off to walk around the old town. Portugal (and Spain for that matter) doesn't start to move until about 10 o' clock and sure enough from 10 onwards the shutters on the shop windows began to go up and the city showed signs of waking up.
We had a good look at the cork products and Sue bought a handbag and some gifts. So it was a laid back morning and early afternoon. We felt we should really do ...
... Ines. To make matters worse, Peter's legitimate heir from Constance was very sickly, whereas his children with Ines were healthy but illegitimate, putting the crown at risk. King Alfonso eventually ordered the murder of Ines. She was decapitated in front of one of her small children. Peter tracked down two of the three known assassins and, legend has it, tore their hearts out (one from the front, one from the back) while they were alive. ...
Leaving Obidos we saw our first cork trees. Cork, almond and olive trees became a familiar part of the landscape as we moved north to Coimbra.
Coimbra was the birthplace of six Portuguese kings and the seat of Portugal’s oldest university. The Romans found the city of Ammonium and an important Moorish center. In 1064 Ferdinand the Great of Castile captured the city. As the Portuguese drove the Moors ...
After breakfast we decided to take a 2 hour boat cruise on the Douro River. Another wise choice! Stunning scenery - the vineyards seem to start at the waters edge and disappear up into the sky. A wine house on every corner. On disembarking we ventured into the village and bought some goodies for lunch. We figured that if we keep eating at restaurants every day for lunch we'll be paying excess baggage on the trip home! So a fare of bread rolls, olives, ham and cheese ( and a ...