Evora and closeby places, Central Portugal

Evora is an UNESCO World Heritage site and is also considered as one of the most ancient European towns. Usually covered as a day trip from Lisbon being around 140kms to the east of it. If you are travelling up North from the Southern part of Portugal Evora becomes a good stopover before continuing to…

Ellora Rock Cut Caves in Maharastra, India

This day being the World Heritage day thought would post a blog on a recent visit of mine to the Ellora cave temple complex near Aurangabad city in Maharashtra, India. Ellora is one of the largest complex of rock-cut monastery in the world. Its unique in the nature that there are significant caves featuring Buddhist,…

Almendres Cromlech a unique visit, Central Portugal

While I was charting out my route from the South to North of Portugal, Porto being the last place of visit as I was flying out of there, Evora seemed like a good place to base myself in the Central Portugal area. Looking for the closeby places I could visit from Evora I came across…

Estremoz, Central Portugal a day trip

After circuiting through the South of Portugal I headed to the central part of Portugal having Evora as my base. Estremoz is around 50kms northeast of Evora and apt for a day trip. If you have a vehicle then you could add in the towns of Borba and Vila Vicosa also to this day visit,…