Aljustrel to Torrão – yesteryear revisited

Our run today took us a couple of hours or so, but perhaps twenty years back in time.  The 30K in bright sunshine and super quiet roads were a pleasure.

We only had one village to visit on the route and from a distance Odivelos seemed less than promising.

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However once we climbed up to it, it proved to have an old world charm all of its own.

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Back on the road we were in a world of trees – olive, cork, fruit, eucalyptus and pine.

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We rolled into Torrão a little after 1.30 and decided we had not worked quite hard enough to deserve lunch so settled for drinks in the sunshine.

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We will look forward to our evening meal, however and building up our strength for the longer run and climb to Évora tomorrow.

2 thoughts on “Aljustrel to Torrão – yesteryear revisited

    1. Hi Lesley, thanks and sure, we track each day on our Garmin, but I don’t have any way of getting the info off the Garmin to the iPad so I’ll fix that when I get home. I might say that we use the Via Michelin free site and ask it for bike routes from a to b and nine times out of ten just accept the shortest of the three it generally offers. This has never let us down yet. All the best, Norman.

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