I just died!!! My favorite flowers in huge quantities!! Road through Sunflowers, Alentejo, Portugal

My favorite flowers in huge quantities! Road through Sunflowers, Alentejo, Portugal

Cork Trees: Soft-Skinned Monarchs of the Mediterranean - via Smithsonian Magazine 28.06.2012 | ...The average specimen of Quercus suber produces about 100 pounds of cork in a stripping, while the very largest tree—named the Whistler Tree, 45 feet tall and a resident of Portugal’s Alentejo region—produced a ton of bark at its last harvest in 2009. It was enough for about 100,000 corks—enough to plug up the entire annual sweet wine production of Chateau d’Yquem... #Portugal

Cork Trees: Soft-Skinned Monarchs of the Mediterranean

A harvester hauls away strips of bark from a Portuguese cork tree. The tree will stand for nine years before it is stripped again—if people are still harvesting cork by then. Photo by Sebastian Rich and World Wildlife Fund.

Alentejo, Portugal, Springtime

Come to explore the Alentejo and see how beautiful are the countryside colors in Spring time!

Alentejo #cork trees and breathtaking landscape. #Portugal - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Alentejo cork trees and breathtaking landscape. Portugal - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time.

#VFBPortugal Trip #03 Beja Country - by Francesco Carovillano 18.03.2015 | On the second stage of our journey we are exploring the Beja country. We left Alcacér Do Sal and drove further south towards Beja to spend two days in the area. Usually, a good way to find nice views is to go off the beaten path, via secondary or country roads. That’s how we find hidden scenarios. Stay tuned for the next stage, we will travel along Alentejo’s coastline…

Beja Country On the second stage of our journey we are exploring the Beja country. We left Alcacér Do Sal and drove further south towards Beja to spend two days in the area.

En el Alentejo, la Portugal profunda, Guy Trebay descubre una región con una cocina contundente, altas temperaturas, pueblos medievales y paisajes de una gran belleza y alma prácticamente inalteradas durante siglos.

El Alentejo: la eterna luz del sol en Portugal

Photos: Portugal's Beautiful Alentejo Region Has It All - via Condé Nast Traveler

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