Travel in Portugal, Day 4, Walking around Flor da Rosa

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After all the driving I needed to walk and so we set off from the pousada for a walk. I took the small camera and did not have a good day, so only small photographs! The walk was lovely – quiet … Continued

Castelo de Vide – near the Portuguese border

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We set off from Flor da Rosa on a bright, cold morning to visit Castelo de Vide, an extraordinary small town in east Portugal, close to the Spanish border. The countryside was covered in dew – beautiful – but very difficult to … Continued

Travel in Portugal, Day 1, Palmela to Flor da Rosa

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We set out from Palmela on the motorway to Estremoz, turning off for Vila Viçosa. The road was quiet and the countryside stretched for miles ahead – it was good to be in Portugal again.

Travel in Portugal, Day 1, Palmela

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I love travelling in Portugal and I have just enjoyed some days spent mainly in the Alentejo. Easyjet took us to Lisbon late in the day and we spent the first night at the Pousada of Palmela, originally a monastery for the Knights of … Continued

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