Posts Tagged ‘ Portugal ’

Hotel Bela Figueira

November 25, 2009
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Hotel Bela Figueira

Hotel Bela Figueira in Figueira da Foz, Portugal delights travelers with its close proximity to the beach, the town center, the casino, the tourist information center and great eats in the area. The hotel is run by its owners Anil and Rozy, one of the warmest and friendliest couples you will ever meet. Bela Figueira is a bed and breakfast or as the Portuguese say, a Pensao, located steps from the sandy beaches of...

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Top Ten Places to Visit in Portugal

November 22, 2009
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Top Ten Places to Visit in Portugal

Portugal was one of the five super powers of the colonial era, along with Great Britain, Spain, Netherlands and France. It embodies the heart and soul of ancient Europe, with castles, forts, bridges and historic city centers. Cobble-stone streets, red-tile roofs and great seafood exemplifies the ancient and modern fusion that is Portugal. A visit to Portugal deserves at least 10-12 days and renting a car is highly recommended. Not that public transportation is...

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The Beauty and Diversity of Portugal

June 19, 2009
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The Beauty and Diversity of Portugal

Portugal is perhaps the only country in western Europe that is unspoiled by commercial tourism, that has not been overrun by shopping malls for tourists, that does not double your dinner check just because you ordered coffee and that does not have tourists flocking its hotels and beaches. So I almost feel guilty writing about Portugal, that I am contributing in some way to letting a secret out. That Portugal is a country with...

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