Hotel Solar do Rio

Address: Estrada Nacional 16, Varzea, Northern Portugal, 3660 692, Portugal | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Estrada Nacional 16, Varzea.
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Travel Blogs from Varzea

A Splendid Day from Elise's Perspective

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 02, 2015

2 comments, 3 photos

... past any negatives and completely embracing the positives.  From saying, "Good Morning," to Tony and Sue, through the difficulties of the walk, to our divine hot showers this afternoon, it was perfect.   Nothing will ever erase the fact that we were given this day to share with each other and with you. Life is precious...  I am grateful for every moment, and I wish you... "Bom Camino." Elise ...

A very cool morning

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 01, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... their houses with ceramic tiles in all kinds of designs. I will post a photo of a house we passed covered in tiles, along with a close up of the design on the tiles. We have seen hundreds of buildings from Lisbon all the way here, covered in all kinds of tile designs. Because I said something about the yellow arrows a few days ago, Elise decided to count all the major turns today. There were 45 turns that without the arrows we ...

A slow walk, a fast ride

A travel blog entry by kendavis on May 31, 2015

2 comments, 3 photos

... literally one step at a time. When we arrived at our destination today (Albergaria) we stepped into a restaurant to have some lunch. Who was sitting there... Tony and Sue- our Australian friends. What a delightful surprise. Of course we sat down and had an unexpected meal together before hopping in our taxi and being whisked back to Agueda. While waiting for our ride Elise captured me sketching the old train station across the ...

Follow the "Yellow Brick Road"

A travel blog entry by kendavis on May 30, 2015

1 comment, 7 photos

... to point trusting they will take us in the right direction. In a very real sense, we are just "following the yellow brick road", which will eventually lead us to Santiago. As long as we don't miss one, everything is okay, but when we notice we haven't seen one for a while, we know something is wrong and we have to backtrack to the last arrow. They are usually easy to find, but every once in a while, we reach a crossroad ...

Douro to Mealhada

A travel blog entry by peterleesa on May 30, 2015

6 photos

... B&B. A lovely Spanish style hacienda. 70€ I thought - can't expect too much for that. Was wrong again, turned out another amazing find. After settling in to our room we helped ourselves to the complimentary drinks on the verandah, but then the owner comes out with a couple of glasses of wine - Again complimentary. I enquires about the best place to try the roast pig and she made reservations for later. At 8.00 pm we arrive at Rei Dos Leitoes which translates ...