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From Porto to Lisboa (Lisbon) we chose the autopista that was closest to the coast, not close enough to see water, but away from the mountains, to give us a look at some different terrain. The further south we traveled, the flatter and dryer the land got. Most of the farms were still small with vineyards, corn, orange groves, tomatoes to mention a few. We still saw eucalyptus being planted and harvested even though the soil appeared to be mostly ...
... was. The pool was fairly big (and cheap) but not too crowded. For several hours we interchanged between tanning and swimming, getting a baguette as a lunchy snack in between. After a while we decided to go as we were all gettig quite hungry. Before showering etc we went to the same restaurant we'd gone for breakfast and ate ourselves into such a stupor we decided to reevaluate our current eating habits. We ...
... this huge cathedral, with all parts from different time periods; Roman, Corinthian, Gothic, even contemporary. Me and Orson briefly went inside which was interesting. After that we ended up walking through the old quarter of the town, which was really beautiful. Toulouse, although not a tourist's paradise, seems like it would be a nice place to live; the people are a bit friendlier and the city just seems to work very well. I got an Icecream from a street stand ...
... was a photographer but I didn't get the point of his work. Then went to the traditional gallery who had very diverse works from East and West. Both galleries were set in a park/garden setting. Enjoyable way to spend the morning. Left for Olhao on but at 3:1m Arrived Olhao around 6pm to a pensioner and were welcomed by the owners Jeff and Leanne from Australia. ...
... and a street where Wanda said the prostitutes hung out. We also visited Wanda's friend's bric-a-brac shop, which had a friendly dog called Tito. Nick bought some postcards.
At the end of the alley was the square of Pedro Nunes, a 16th Century navigator, who, according to Wanda, came up with his theories of navigation due to the access he had to the Arabic library at the castle. Wanda is a great advocate of all things Arabic.