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Portugal's Alentejo

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The Alentejo region is the farming region of Portugal. The foods are wonderful (acorn fed pigs, sheep, garlic soup,hearty breads, tempting wines). The whitewashed houses with blue or gold trim tempt a photographer to spend endless hours snapping great photos. This is a serene, historic area with many old ruins, pousadas, and luxury hotels.
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As we arrived in Arraiolos, in the Alentejo area of Portugal, we saw the 14th century castle and the 16th century church resting majestically up on the hill overlooking the town. Arraiolos is known worldwide for its gorgeous woolen carpets which...
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In the Alentejo of Portugal there are fields of ancient cork trees. Every seven years a tree has the bark stripped off leaving a red trunk. The Portuguese say the trees are blushing because they feel naked. The cork used to be used for corks in...
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Driving around the Algarve and Alentejo, the search for old windmills is always fun. Each time I see one , I have to get out and investigate. This one is refurbished and in working order. It is finished in the traditional manner of whitewash with...