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Portugal: The Algarve’s Beaches

The roads leading to megaliths have a certain “Arizona highway” charm.

April 11, 2015.  Easter morning, on our way out of Évora and heading towards the Algarve, we decided that we still hadn’t had enough of heathens, so thus began our hunt for megaliths — huge stone slabs erected by Neolithic peoples to mark graves or track celestial happenings (think Stonehenge).  Southern Portugal has its fair share of these structures, all of which are scattered along country roads that challenged our navigational skills and left our little rental car coated in dust and begging for a front-end alignment. Continue reading Portugal: The Algarve’s Beaches