The Alentejo Experience in Portugal

Ready for TAP airlines and Portugal in my new grey  Gram Sneakers and my Cape Sweden cape, travel bag by River Island


About 30 minutes by car from Lisbon airport is the town of Troja a roman ruin, we stayed at Aqualuz Hotel, a very well equipped hotel with indoor and outdoor pools, spa, here is also and  where 28 young dolphins live,  we got to meet with them.


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We had an amazing  lunch at A Escola, a former school with amazing food





Pine nut cake a specialty of the house


The gorgeous inlands nature of Alentejo

We drove to beautiful Porto Covo



Good Morning Monte do Zambujeiro, this luxury B&B in the middle of nature is owned by amazing monica, a portugese lady that is extremely involved in agriculture, and doing the right thing,.

Ready for a morning hike in The Rota Vincentina with a picnic in the nature!

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We had Bacalau the local dish with dried cod, at the Monte do Zambujeiro, next day we did a photoshoot with gorgeous model Carina from Elite Lisbon, wearing a Demadly bathingsuit and a Casual Couture Hat



Alice tried the hat at Monte do Zambujeiro, together with her new Charabia Paris dress


Local Sardines Snack at the village of Vila Nova de Milfontes, then coffees and a sweets at Restaurante Morais


Shooting Model number two,  Isilda from Elite Lisbon, in the village of Vila Nova de Milfontes, Isilda is wearing a dress and jacket from Stockholm store Maruschka de Margò


Truly the best dinner I have had in a very long time at  Tasca do Celso in Vila Nova de Milfontes, bread, local ham from the local black pig, and eggs, then an incredible steak, 



Last night we stayed at Pousada Castelo de Alcácer do Sal, Alfonso II, a luxury property in a former castle, with a splendid view of the cute traditional village of Alcácer do Sal, with over 5000 years of history.



In the hotel’s beautiful courtyard, just before dinner at the hotel’s Rio Sado Restaurat.

I am wearing a dress by Joseph Ribkoff and Alice is wearing Charabia


My conclusion of this incredible trip is that The Alentejo area is a combination of History, culture, unique nature experiences, sports, hiking, sunbathing, food and wine, perfect for family vacationing or a tête-á-tête romantic get away.



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