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Portuguese Wanderings -Kate Roberts

Blog post   •   Oct 12, 2010 16:26 BST

Portuguese Wanderings – September 13th – 22nd
This holiday is a voyage of discovery travelling by (very slow) trains through central Portugal between Oporto and Lisbon.

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Up at the crack of dawn for our first train adventure, we wound our way to Coimbra.  From there we had a wonderful walk from Lousa, walking up into the wooded hills behind the town to the “Slate” village, where all the houses were made of the local schist.

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Our train journey continued to Caldas da Rainha, from where we caught buses for some delightful coastal walks and a visit to the medieval town of Obidos.

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Finally, a day’s sightseeing in Lisbon.  A thoroughly enjoyable holiday with great company.

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