Czas  3 godzin 27 minut

Współrzędne 940

Uploaded 12 lutego 2019

Recorded lutego 2019

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350 m
120 m
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2,6
5,2
10,35 km

Obejrzane 93 razy, pobrane 6 razy

w pobliżu Quintã, Castelo Branco (Portugal)

The official title of this route is Rota do Azereiro. The Azererio, or Portuguse Laurel, whilst once abundant in Portugal now survives in only a few locations, this route being through one of these sites. More information about this plant and the route is contained in the route leaflets available on the Serta camara (council) website.
Leaflet in English:- http://turismo.cm-serta.pt/media/973250/leaflet_cxserta_pr3_Print.pdf
Leaflet in Portuguese:- http://turismo.cm-serta.pt/media/973241/folheto_SRT_pr3_q_Print.pdf

Whilst much of the walk is through forest there is abundant birdlife, more often heard than seen.

Route markers are plentiful and the bulk of the route is along wide forest tracks, other than the immediate approach to, and departure from Moinhos da Ribeira the gradients aren't taxing.

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Wildlife sighting

Bee food

The bees were busy at these plants.
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Butterfly

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Heading down to Moinhos da Ribeira.
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Architektura sakralna

Chapel of S. Bento

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Ruin

Was this a grand house or a church?
Wildlife sighting

Blue Tits

Loads of Blue Tits darting between the trees here, all of them too fast for me to photograph.
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More birds

I wasn't aware that there was a Heron and two Cormorants fishing here until they flew off.
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Parking and start

Roadside parking available opposite the old primary school of Quinta which is also the official start point for this route.
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Pond

Cascading water can be heard but not seen.
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Ruin

Cascading water can be heard in the valley below but can't be seen due to the undergrowth.

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