Pedalling Portugal – Photo report

In early March 2016, I found myself in a deserted coach station in Spain. At my feet lay my bike, wrapped in industrial size bin bags. Next to it, my four panniers rested in a line ready to be mounted on the racks. And I stood in front of them, the reality of my journey slowly sinking in. Eventually I hooked the panniers to their rightful place. I got on the bike and off I went. This is what I saw.
For 32 weeks, I will post a batch of photos every Monday morning.
Later words and sounds will come. But for now, I’m going to share what I experienced through the photos I took. If you miss a post, go to this page to find all the links.

Long roads with no one in sight, churches, windmills, and wide landscape. I was in the Alentejo I had heard of before coming to Portugal. All was quiet, slow, and green.


4 thoughts on “Pedalling Portugal – Photo report

    • I have to admit I don’t remember exactly how they looked like up close. The memories that remains from those fields are of the general colours 🙂
      I know they weren’t bluebells, but the yellow ones could have been buttercups.

      It was bliss 🙂 Those photos are from the Alentejo region of Portugal. This is the area where I have most of the best memories of my trip. It’s a really wonderful place to visit. It feels huge and as it’s sparsely populated, you end up with gorgeous scenery (and soundscape) all to yourself. I highly recommend a visit if you’re ever in Portugal.

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