Holidays in Alentejo

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In the last week of July I spent a week in Alentejo to explore some cities and towns there. I went there because of this whole situation of COVID-19, to return to some places and discover others. You can read my initial plans for the 2020 vacation here. It was a trip to rest, visit and die of heat 🥵…

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Paiva Walkaways

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At the beginning of each year, I always analyze the calendar to see what are the best dates to take small vacations taking into account the holidays. In June there were two holidays in a row (Wednesday and Thursday) so I chose to take the Friday off from work with the goal of going to Arouca to…

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Ballekes in Brussels

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Ballekes means meatballs in Belgium and it’s a traditional Belgian dish. Right next to the Grand-Place and in front of the Hard Rock Cafe, there is a restaurant, created in 2016, that serves this typical meatball dish called Ballekes. When the two founders, originally from Antwerp and Brussels, were kids they really enjoyed the “ballekes” that his parents…

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