New & Old in Leon

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I loved walking in the streets of the old city of Léon but I also wanted to see some of the contemporary architecture. Sadly the Museum of Contemporary Art was closed for renovation but we could at least enjoy the … Continued

Walking over Roman Bridges on PR1 MFT at Monforte

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We parked the car near the Roman Bridge just outside Monforte and set off on walk PR1MFT, c.4.5kms, which took 1.5 hours and included two diversions and photo stops. We did this walk in 2017 but it never made it to … Continued

Megaliths & Romans around Flor de Rosa

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There are many megalithic sites around Flor de Rosa and if you are staying in the Pousada and enjoy exploring do search them out, and there are many more than I have so far found! Photographs here were taken over … Continued

The Alentejo around Flor da Rosa

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The Alentejo around Flor da Rosa is beautiful – rolling hills, abundant water, Roman bridges, prehistoric tombs, and endless flowers. I often went out for an hour in the evenings, with the camera.

Travel in Portugal, Day 5, Avis to Flor da Rosa

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We should have lingered, found a café or dining room, but I am restless and so we left Avis on quiet roads to Ponte de Sor. Galveias is a small settlement between Avis and Ponte de Sor, founded under the protection … Continued

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