Vinha Da Quinta
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... of San Martinho--no decent place to take my video clip except an abandoned house I come across along the way.
1438. The Last of the Old Streetcars (Por 032)
Colares, January 4, 2013, Day 178
3 hrs, 5.0 kms
I follow a peaceful tree lined road to another full size town with a creek running through it and some large, nicely fixed up wine cellar bodega style buildings...
Then open countryside... and finally the Atlantic Ocean.
Actually, this ...
... they bring you a basket of bread, little squares of butter and sometimes pâté, olives, and cheese. Be warned! If you eat it, you pay. It would make Polly crazy b/c nothing comes with your meal. Standard prices are 1 euro/person for bread, 1 euro for each little pat of butter, 5 euros for a little bowl of maybe 10 olives, 4 euros for cheese. Luckily I had read about it, and we were told at the first place we ate. It can add up pretty quickly before you even order your meal. ...
... for a recipe Tony found and would like to try on the BBQ. They are being marinated overnight to have tomorrow, with lemons, rosemary, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. They will be rolled and filled with more lemon and skewered with rosemary and roasted "whole". With all of those bones I made a huge pot of stock to be used at a later date for risotto or soup. The kitchen smelled wonderful. For dinner I made a pot of Sunday Sauce, divided it, some for ...
... and a rich history. We spent two days exploring the collection of historic sites here including the Pena Palace, Monserrate Palace, Moorish Castle, Sintra Palace and Capuchin Convent. The photos won't come close to doing these buildings justice, but they will offer you some insight into the beautiful upkeep, restoration works and extravagance of these palaces and castles, and on ...
... to investigate more as I had to get back to Lisbon to catch a bus to Barcelona. And the bad weather was coming in, so I didn’t have time to climb another hill to get to the top of the Palace of Pena that was on the next hill.
On my way back to the train station I stumbled on a little café in the park called Paradise, I had another of the magnificent custard tarts and the most delicious bruschetta, there was no ...
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Other places to stay in Sintra
Praca da Republica, Sintra | 4 star hotelfrom $76
- Once inside, the views are fantastic
- Views to die for
- Great location & view!
Rua Barbosa do Bocage 10, Sintra | 5 star hotelfrom $238
Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N, Sintra | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Rua Consiglieri Pedroso 38-40, Sintra | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Largo Afonso Albuquerque No 25, Sintra | 2 star hotelfrom $102
Estrada Velha de Colares, Sintra | 3 star hotelfrom $170
Estrada Nacional 249, Sintra | 2 star hotelfrom $52
Rua Dr. Alfredo Costa, n.0 15-17, Sintra | Hotelfrom $103