Evening light at Flor da Rosa in the spring time is soft and golden. And it allows me to indulge myself in a few more photographs before returning to London. Wonderful!
The Pousada at Flor da Rosa is quite magical. It was a huge castle cum monastery which has been converted into a hotel, although when you stay there it feels more like a retreat in a family home than a … Continued
The direct route from Vila Vicosa to Flor da Rosa probably only takes two hours but one of the aims of travelling is exploration and learning and so we lingered along the way. We chose country roads rather than the … Continued
Flor da Rosa is a small village in the Alentejo dominated by a 14C Templar Monastery which is now a Pousada and the Church. I walked round the village late one afternoon, just getting back to the Pousada and under cover as the … Continued
The clouds were low and it was dark and wet as we set off from Vila Viçosa for the Pousada at Flor da Rosa. We could have whizzed directly there up fast, new roads, 85 km in 1.5 hours, but then you see … Continued