The Alentejo Coast November 22nd 2010 The West coast of Portugal - Tui to Sagres – 12 November to 22 November
Well, after spending the evening in the first Irish bar of the trip in Tui, I find myself in a place called Ingrina. I’d never heard of either of these places prior to the trip, and whilst I’d return to one, Tui can keep it’s bottled Guinness to itself.
From Tui it has been down to Porto, then Coimbra, Batalha, T ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Algarve » Sagres Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more