- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Hot tub
- Refrigerator in room
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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 ...
... we walked back to the square we were in the other day where you and Sophie briefly ventured into the market. We decided we'd go to this famous bridge, but ended up in this cheap empty bar drinking beer and mojitos. We decided it was too hot to venture further, so we headed homewards. Everyone got their own light meal for dinner, or so it seemed, but we ended up really pigging out on bread and cheese. We lazed around for the rest of the night as I recall. I love you, ...
... and served as a buffet. This included an entire table of prawns. Shortly after, the wedding games surrounding the garter and bouquet proceeded and, what has now turned into a bit of a tradition, Paul won the garter. Around this time we decided to make our exit and in the time it took Robert (the elder) to secure the keys for Tia Natalia's place, the light balloons were released and the cake was cut. Although getting to the farm was tricky, getting back home was very easy with our ...
... 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.