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Sep 30, 2011 - Olhao, Portugal (The Algarve)

September 30 We were up early this morning again to pack up and see a few more sights of Lisbon. We took a tram to visit Jeronimo´s Monastery as well as the Tower of Belem. First, we stopped for a specialty of Belem´s ... the Pasteis de Belem ... a tasty custard-filled pastry. The southern coastline of Portugal is known for its fertile plains, rich with orange and olive groves, fig trees, almonds and maize fields. Long beaches and hidden coves awaited us as we journeyed by bus to the Algarve. Early afternoon, it was back to the metro...

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