Giesteira Travel Guide

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Giesteira Things to Do

  • Painted houses

    Houses here and like in all villages and town in the country have this nice way of being painted. Striped houses with lots of different colors.

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  • Old public clothes washing facilities

    This comes all the way from the times the country was in dictatorship and actually help people in the interior a lot. One of the things "Salazar" made for everyone. BAsic facilities, in this case, countryside villages, had at least some basic needs..

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  • Private gardens

    Take a look and notice how people decorate their yard. Oon the picture you have a house on "Rua da LIberdade" which has the yard with at least 6 cats.

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Giesteira Off The Beaten Path

  • Cork

    Cork is an important source of money for the region. Cork is exported to all aourd the World. From Japan to the USA.These types of cork piles can be seen around the area where the region his.

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  • Old public clothes washing facilities

    Only if you search, you'll find anything in life actually...so if you search in the village for this palce you'll be able to see how people used to wash clothes here in the village 50-40-30-20 years ago.

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  • Private yards

    You can only see this if you take a look inside people's houses. ok ok I know is not auite ethic to do this but come on its just for a few seconds. no problem I say.

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Giesteira Favorites

  • Oranges

    All around the village you have thousands of orange tres. I actually found a big majority of trees with ruined oranges that had fallen on the floor. People just don't care and don't even know what to do with so many fruit. I just picked a bad out of my car and filled it up with fresh tasty oranges. Perfect for the winter's VIT. C thing.

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  • Colored stripes

    Blue striped house. For me I think the mos beautiful color to paint a house. I like the contrast it makes along with the plain wait from the "cal" paint.This one is particulary nice because the stripes are separated by a white line which gives the perfect balance between the all scenario.

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  • Street scene

    On the main road that head out of the village. Like everywhere else in the region the majority of the houses are white with colored stripes.

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