Benavila Travel Guide

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Benavila Things to Do

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    by johnsakura Updated Jan 30, 2005

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    hehe no way these are the lusitanean horses, they are just some poor horses owned by local gipsy family. porr skiny animals

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    by johnsakura Written Jun 16, 2003

    People say this olive tree is 850 years old. Its located in front of the church of Nossa Senhora de Entre Aguas.

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Benavila Local Customs

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    by johnsakura Written Jun 16, 2003

    get friendly with locals and maybe you're able to visit their houses. Things like this, very very old stuff can be fund in pretty good shape inside old people's houses just for decoration nowadays.
    You can see Mrs. Liberdade in the mirrow. She turned 80 years ol that day.

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Benavila Warnings and Dangers

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    by johnsakura Written Jun 16, 2003

    Many people die because they go swiming and get caught by the strong current inside the reservoir. sometimes they get caught by the stiky mud. go swiming but with friends.
    water is wonderful to swim in the summer.

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Benavila Off The Beaten Path

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    by johnsakura Written Jun 16, 2003

    front view of church of The Holy Mother Between Waters. "Igreja da Nossa Senhora de Entre Aguas". Why this name: because is made between two little rivers, the Ribeira da Sarazola and Ribeira da Seda.

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    by johnsakura Written Jun 16, 2003

    Ok, so this church was an ancient magical place in Pre.Historic ages. After had upgrades, from Roman and after. The last one was in 1692.

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    by johnsakura Written Jun 16, 2003

    Favorite thing: This is the first building of the village. Sign made by portuguese tradicional blue and white tiles.

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