Sao Jose Hotel
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... been renovated and turned into accommodation. The village had some chestnut groves, lots of healthy looking veggie gardens and a bit of livestock. The first 2 days we headed off into the hills for some rather long walks with fantastic and varied scenery. We walked on simple gravel roads, old cart tracks, hiking trails and at times when we weren't quite sure/ got a bit lost, we thrashed through the ...
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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.
... lifestyle of a
century ago as I had hoped. The very old houses actually mostly looked quite
derelict in this region that has been depopulating for most of a century, and
the houses in the villages that look lived in are mostly fairly modern. The
landscape of fields and forests in the hills is still beautiful even if it’s
not quite the museum of antique lifestyles some publications made it out to be.
Braganca is the capital of Tras-Os-Montes province and in ...
... The rough ground I am particularly slow on trying to protect this dumb ankle and I know at one point today we took 1 1/2 hrs to come 3km over horrendous ground before we trespassed someone's land and got up on the highway as suggested by the notes if it was too rough but then buddy says we've only got a total of 5 1/2km to go and I thought I was belting up the highway and we had a short track section with only about 100m of wet, stony stuff yet it took over an hour to ...
... at 2:30 this arvo :( going to need to get on my sleeping at tonight!
The old villages we pass through seem a mix of neglect, derelict and almost opulence. But after what we learned yesterday, it makes sense. I took a pic today of a small wooden gate and behind it you can see the useless, untended tiny plots. At one village the church building caught my eye - seriously they all look the same - but you could see the stairs to the bell tower and yes, we could ...