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Yesterday's adventure was divided into two parts. First, we went to Ávila, a city about an hour from Segovia known for its medieval walls and its hometown heroine, Saint Teresa. 2015 marks the 500th anniversary of Saint Teresa's birth. She was born in Ávila in 1515 and spent many years there as a Carmelite. In 1562, seeking a stronger vow of poverty, Saint Teresa established the Discalced (or Barefoot) Carmelites. Saint Teresa is also famous ...
... monuments. Each group put in great effort, but Olivia, Caroline, and Alina won, having the fewest errors in the shortest amount of time. Then, we all went to a café, where we feasted on a Spanish treat: churros dipped in hot chocolate. Yum! In the evening, we had some free time before the students returned home, so we went up to a park with a scenic overlook, where the students kicked around a soccer ball, chatted, and enjoyed another picture-perfect ...
And so we farewell Portugal and headed for Spain.
What do I now about about Portugal? Not a lot unfortunately. It is a hell of a lot cheaper than Iceland (not surprisingly). Their history is far more significant than I was aware - it was actually regarded as a world power during Europe's age of discovery and built a large empire. This is evidenced in the forts, palaces and towers established in the country.
The people of Portugal really are keen to ...
... We were delighted to hear from Rob Fleming re the sanfl grand final - sorry brownie- made our day.
Have a great cruise Mary n Rob.
Good to hear Julie and Dennis r enjoying their holiday.
Curtis clan hope u got bussie class - enjoy.
xxx Ann n Jeff
Ps fashion hints
Ladies wedges, platforms, plateform wedges.
Men slim fitting shorts with small cuffs.
Congratulations bray o getting your first ...
... a large French stick with what ever you want inside it). We then walked around this great town which was so quiet at siesta time that a pin drop would sound like a bomb being dropped! We then went inside the Cathedral De Avila, in the middle of the town. The cathedral was very relaxing and intriguing, with nuns a plenty to be seen roaming down the corridors. The silence both inside the church and in the cloister, made for ...