Tag Archives: Portugal

If this is your first visit…

If this is your first visit to the blog, Welcome! (That’s me back in 2010 when we travelled by motorbike) My name is Mairead Hennessy and I write about travelling with my husband, Denis. We live in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, … Continue reading

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Last day in Portugal, sniff, sniff

(There’s a steep walk from the parking) We found another wall. In the town of Bragança in the north-east corner of Portugal. The town provides free overnight motorhome parking just under the castle walls. Unfortunately, the castle was closed on … Continue reading

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Scary Story by the Lake

(Our spot beside the lake at Macedo de Cavaleiros) On Sunday we parked beside a lake. People arrived and left all day to go for walks or just to have a look. They brought children, dogs or cameras. Some just … Continue reading

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On the Rocks

(The Clock Tower at Mȇda) Continuing on our journey out of Portugal, two days ago we reached the town Mȇda. We are still in the land of huge rocks and it may not be clear from the photos how huge they really … Continue reading

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Thank you, Celorico da Beira!

(Funicular Viseu) We are still in Portugal but moving every day. The day before yesterday we stopped off in the city of Viseu. Denis did some work while I went off to find the funicular to the old town on … Continue reading

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Blue Skies and Craft Tables

(Free motorhome parking beside the fishing boat harbour) Yesterday was sunny and warm. We stayed at a fishing harbour. Even from the pictures I think you can see how it’s so different from the previous days. That’s another thing about … Continue reading

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The Free City Walls of Tomar

(There is only one entrance… and this is not it) This is my third time in Tomar. The first time was with the Camino walking women. We stayed in a hostel and went on a tour of the Convento de … Continue reading

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