Portugal

Medieval Monsaraz

Along the spanish border we drove around the Alqueva Reservoir until we reached the town of Monsaraz which has a castle on a prominent hill and a city wall completely surrounding the town. Monsaraz is one of the oldest historic towns in the Alentejo region and very well preserved with wonderful little streets, cobbled with …

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Pulo do Lobo & Serpa

At the hill over the Pulo do Lobo waterfall we had found a peaceful place. Down in the valley we climbed over many rocks to get a good view of the river and the waterfall. the canyon of the Guadiana River her he comes looking very peaceful between the rocks we were surprised to find …

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Mértola & the super Moon

One of the many gems of the Alentejo is Mértola at the Guadiana river. After driving through endless pastures with oak trees we suddenly reached this beautiful town surrounded by walls and with a castle on top. Arriving at Mértola crossing the river Igreja Matriz – originally a mosque from the 12th century Entrance to …

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Hiking around Loulé

At the Algarve in Portugal we found 2 beautiful hikes not far from Loulé: the Fonte Benémola and Rocha da Pena. Both easy walks and especially in spring a pleasure with all the wild flowers in bloom. After spending 1 week in Austria we returned to Faro where we had left our cochecito. We needed …

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