Posts in category portugal

Lost Road Trip – Arcos de Valdevez

Lost Road Trip – Arcos de Valdevez

What goes up must come down. At last our northern direction had reversed as we headed on the road south back the way we came, back toward Lisbon. After several days of resting unevenly with two other people in the back of a small hybrid car for hours at a time, I boarded the small craft […]

Lost Road Trip – Viana do Castelo

Lost Road Trip – Viana do Castelo

I thought it kind of a pity to bypass Porto on our way north, but everyone had already dedicated a couple days to visiting Portugal’s second largest city at some point during their time studying in Lisbon. I caught a glimpse of the Dom Luís I Bridge stretching majestically over the Douro River, the late […]

Lost Road Trip – Figueira da Foz

Lost Road Trip – Figueira da Foz

We left Nazaré after just a few hours of exploring and headed north again. As the late afternoon approached and began casting golden accents upon the coastal landscapes, we stopped on the main stretch on the beach of a small city called Figueira da Foz for a coffee break and to look up a nice, […]

Lost Roadtrip – Costa Nova do Prado and Espinho

Lost Roadtrip – Costa Nova do Prado and Espinho

As we made our way along the Portuguese coast on our road trip, we got small tastes of obscure little towns and villages that likely seldom see tourists at the volume of the major cities like Lisbon and Porto. We would stay and explore for an hour, maybe two hours tops and then pile back […]

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