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Our last day in Portugal was spending time with the Fergusons and the Morenos having a lunch of the Brazilian national dish - the feijoada, just google it. It was really good bonding time for our families. It was jump at like the christening feast - long table with plenty of food and wine.
Our time in Portugal is coming to an end and we will miss Maria's family.
... give them their distinctive taste. This area of Spain is called Extramadura- apart from the iberico ham, this province produces most of the bulls for the bullfights, and olives. After arriving in Badajoz Helen did a great job choosing where to stay. This city is very much provincial Spain with the town going very quiet through the siesta time but around 5.30 everything opens up again. This area had ...
... had a light lunch of soup. Joe's tomato soup had a poached egg
We spent time around the Pousada which is really serene.It is amazing there are only three couples staying here (Friday night). We have struggled with internet since we arrived but a knowledgeable person showed us how to sign on. It is free but works only in the bar area.
Tonight our dinner was again served by Jose. We are checking out tomorrow for Evora.
... the second century BC. By 25 BC, the town had baths, a
forum, and aqueducts. The finest buildings were built in the 2nd and 3rd
centuries AD. One of the largest houses discovered in the Western Roman Empire
is located here. It was built around an ornamental pool built in a colonnaded
garden. The floor mosaics of this house were well preserved and very beautiful.
We enjoyed seeing the riuns. We wondered how ...
... we were very near. We made it to the tapestry museum in time.
Museu da Tapešaria de Portalegre Guy Fino
There is one "must visit" in Portalegre. Its museum houses Portalegre's unique contemporary tapestry. It’s named after the factory founder who created an innovatory 'stitch’. We were the only visitors and it was interesting and worth the trouble to get there.