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Campervan Adventures in Spain & Portugal: Lagoas de Santo André e da Sancha Nature Reserve, Comporta, & Porto Palafita da Carrasqueira

Today we got a late start, but once we got going we headed to Lagoas de Santo André e da Sancha Nature Reserve

The beach was nice, there were dunes to walk across

And lots of sandy trails in the trees!

After our morning wander we headed to Comporta which had all the white storks!!

The town was super tiny, but the first cute town we have seen in Portugal

We headed down to the beach for lunch

And stuck our feet in, but the water was still freezing!!

Most of the shells were so thin they were almost see through which as fun

Afterwards we headed back to town

So many storks!

Then it was on to our next stop, Porto Palafita da Carrasqueira. We parked in town which was like a ghost town. 

And wandered down to the docks - the water was out, but it was still fun to spy

And we saw lots of fun birds

I took this photo on the way back to the car. This encapsulates the non-beach non-major city Portugal to me. There is this nice house on the right, maintained, it has some nice tiles on the corners, right next to the completely run down house that looks like no one has thought about taking care of in forever. It was so strange and not at all what I expected from Portugal!

14.13km walked/ 10 flights


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