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Portugal - Leiria
Nazaré is an old fishing village. In the old days, before the new harbour wasbuilt, the fishing boats were pulled on to the beach by oxen. When I was therethe fisherman's wives were still wearing the traditional dress; a black kerchiefand the seven flannel skirts.Along the foreshore you will find shops, cafes and restaurants. There is also anmarket selling fresh fish, fruit and veges. It's in the middle of town andshouldn't be to hard to find. I think it's open most days too.
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Portugal - Leiria
It's a completely walled town with the old castle at the top serving as a pousada.Further down the street are the village stocks and there are two fine gates.Near the main gate there's an aqueduct. Behind the pousada its easy enough toget up to the wall and enjoy the view. The street are lined with gift shops,galleries and cafes.
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Portugal - Algrave, Southern Portugal
We stayed in a fanastic little guest house called Pensao Dianamar. This is run by Swedish women and the place is really nice and clean and easy walking to the beach and all the main places of interest. Albuferia is a very pretty little town with a lot of tourists, restaurants, a fab beach, plenty of shops also cheap alcohol shops. This town didnt seem to expensive since it was a tourist town.
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