Évora and the Algarve March 19th 2007 Last weekend we got together with our American classmates for another road trip. This time we went to the Algarve region in southern Portugal, and also made a stop-off along the way in the town of Évora.
We left Coimbra on Friday morning and arrived in Évora around lunch time. We had lunch near the main square in town and then made our way to one of the more famous (or infamous) sights in tow ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Algarve » Lagos 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
We are on our honeymoon in Asia (China and Southeast Asia) and posting photos whenever we get a fast internet connection. We're having a great time so far and looking forward to more adventures!
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