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June Guests

by June 14, 2014 » Add the first comment.

After a flurry of guests staying in  two of our holiday apartments, Adega do Tinto, and Adega do Branco in late May and early June, we are empty this week. The weather has improved dramatically, and is daily in the mid 30s C. Guests arrive again next week with two Read more »

Steady stream of guests

by October 24, 2013 » Add the first comment.

We have had a steady stream of guests this year. Most have been extremely complimentary, with positive notes in the visitors books, and lots of suggestions of places to visit.We even had a letter sent to the HPB office which I have attached below: We stayed for a week in Read more »

How time flies

by November 25, 2012 » Add the first comment.

This year has just flown by! The weather has been unusual in that the first three months of the year had little rain, and lots of sunshine. then there was a little rain, followed by a long hot summer. This winter so far seems to be back to the not Read more »

Solar heating for the pool

by July 18, 2012 » Add the second comment.
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Two more very different months weather-wise, lots of rain and cool.  We have had a few guests, but it is very quiet. I guess the current financial situation is having an effect. After a couple of years coping with just a hose-pipe, we have had a garden irrigation system fitted. Read more »

First guests of the year arrive

by May 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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April turned out to be a horrible month weather wise, it has rained nearly every day, and it’s been quite cool. No more work has been done on the clearing of the land at the front of the house, since early in the month. We did spend a week in Read more »

Sunbathing in February

by February 24, 2012 » Add the second comment.
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Another month has passed with no rain and gloriously sunny days. It has been cold with frost most nights, but now the temperatures are beginning to rise, Spring is here. We had seven visitors from Holland for five nights, and they spent the afternoons sunbathing! This year of accidents seems Read more »

Looking after guests

by July 30, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Another month has just flashed by. What have we been doing? Difficult to say in detail, there is always something happening and something to look forward to. I have been looking after the vines, and watering the garden daily. We have both been looking after our guests, changing bed linen Read more »

Viseu carnival

by July 2, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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June was a busy month, a steady stream of guests, a forest fire, and the Viseu carnival. The weather has been great throughout the month and we have been enjoying the pool. The fire started about half a mile away one afternoon, and before long the helicopter came over, it Read more »