In Portugal, there were plenty of sweets to try. The national favorite is Nata. It’s made of a custard in a pie crust. It’s delicious and light. I had mine with an espresso which in Portugal is called a ‘cafe solo’. My cafe solo was served with cinnimon and it paired nicely with my nata….
Although I rode in a taxi from Lagoa to Marinha beach, there was no taxi waiting for me after I lounged for a couple of hours under the sun. I had no option but to walk back. That was okay, however.
Portugal is littered with relics from the epoch when the Moors ruled the Iberian peninsula. The Castle of Two Moors is one of those locations.
Portugal is beautiful. There are buildings with walls that you’d expect to see paint on that have been tiled over. Can you imagine that? Think of the tiles you have in your bathroom and picture building facades covered in them. That’s Lisbon. Then imagine small square blocks used to cover the ground of the city….
After leaving my hostel at 7 or 8 am I headed out to see the sights and go to the boat dock. I was told that the boat would be the only option for me to travel to Marinha Beach. I walked around Faro and enjoyed the quiet morning. There is an old Moorish wall…