Residencia Santa Isabel
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[Just a quick post to try to catch up. We may add more info and/or pictures later.]
Wonderful stay at Cepo Verde! We couldn't have had a better host than Marta!
We lucked out in coinciding our stay with the cherry ripening season. And the cherry trees grew everywhere.
... by fields and forests in a
mountainous area cut by steep river gorges. The roads are pretty good, and
except for the massive modern windmills on the ridgelines in sight from most
spots, you’d really feel like you were in old Europe. I was looking for certain
kinds of construction in the villages – raised grain cribs, haylofts, and
slate-roofed houses, but honestly didn’t see much of the architectural
quaintness I read about. Nor did I see many people ...
... while I know I did get hurt earlier (and it's still mending) that's simply no excuse for me being so damned slow. I'm ready to throw my Fitbit in the drink. I'm busting my ass doing more than 200km/week and was doing a minimum of 100km a week for most of the last year, I eat good food (except on the Camino because you can't get good food!).
My buddy is always waiting for me which is frustrating and upsetting. We normally match stride for stride except downhill ...
... and no shop open, so will be begging for them to cook eggs tonight for brekky. They seem to be ok with that. They sort of giggle but as Aussies we normally eat a cooked brekky every day of eggs and veges - need protein to kick off the day and veges just because they are good for us but we get what we can get when we an get it because they make so much tortilla in the bars they always seem to have eggs! There is no heater in the room either and it was a grand ...
... Weather has become a bit cooler so we rugged up and walked up to castle only 100 metres away and did the tourist thing, climbed the tower and walked the battlements, could have even tried on some armour if we wanted to (gave that a miss). Also declined to inspect hole where in times past prisoners were thrown 3 stories down a well and were left to die of injuries.Is called the "you rot there" ...
Other places to stay in Braganša
Avenida Do Sabor, Lote 24, Bragança | 4 star hotelfrom $57
Avenida das Forcas Armadas, Bragança | 2 star hotelfrom $40
Estrada do Turismo, Bragança | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Rua do Cimo 4, Bragança | Hotelfrom $140
Av. Joao da Cruz 102, Bragança | 2 star hotelfrom $66