We are trying to set the tone early in this trip by getting out and walking as often as we can, and not just a little stroll. After breakfast this morning Marc proposed a route that we had taken, and enjoyed, many times last trip and so off we headed.
We planned on arriving at the square around 12h30 for lunch and that’s precisely when we rounded the last turn in our hike. We had pre-ordered our lunch, something we had never had before called Bacalhau espiritual…cod fish with grated carrots/potatoes/nutmeg/salt/pepper….very tasty and filling.
It was wonderful to see Elsa, and our friend David (from England) was also there. Wonderful to chat and catch up.
On the walk home we saw a jacaranda tree that still held some of the flowers. The colour is striking and certainly unusual to see a tree filled with them.
As the gates were open at the Pousada, we took a short cut through the property to enjoy the grounds and simply to see what was new. This particular fountain sculpture caught my eye and I thought it would be a lovely way to sign off today’s blog. We hear it’s snowing in many parts of Canada and we hope that all of you are staying warm and safe. Don’t be driving if you don’t have to do so.