Evora

We caught the bus to Evora today, to see Roman ruins and bone chapels and museums and cathedrals.

Most of them are closed on Monday.

We´re going to take a walking tour tomorrow though, and have someone show us around. Being a good Saskatchewan girl, I´m missing the grid system. Missed your corner? Just turn at the next one and loop back. Not sure whre something is? Just head in that general direction.

Not here. Especially not in Evora. The town is like a wheel, with a central square and streets branching out from it, and others twisting in between. They´re narrow with tall buildings and for two prairie girls, well, it´s a little claustrophobic.

It is beautiful, though, once you get past the close quarters, and today we saw a Roman temple preserved for 2,000 years and just sat in front of it for awhile.

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About aasaelsewhere

I like Saskatchewan fine, but am hitting the road soon anyway. First on the itinerary: Portugal, England, Ireland, then England again. I have Yellow Fever immunity, a pending visa, and a blank passport, and can't promise anything.
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One Response to Evora

  1. anika says:

    it sounds sort of like when you’re driving through bc – you can’t see the scenery cuz all the trees & mountains are blocking your view.

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