Old timers cars are still a common sight in Greece. Here's a Toyota Corona from the 70's still used every day. Have a look.
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Greece has a lot of shoreline – lighthouses are found everywhere along the coast. Here’s an example of a neat little lighthouse on a cape with peculiar name – 1000 Miles – or “Chiliomili”. It’s built in 1890 and located in the Skarfeia region in Central Greece, have a look.
The Alentejo region in Portugal is known for it’s many red wines. Less known is Portuguese olive oil. An old Portuguese saying “as thin as the oil from Moura” goes far back into history. Moura - now near the largest reservoir lake in Europe - is still well known for it’s exceptional olive oil.
A large golf resort at the shores of Europe’s biggest reservoir lake in Portugal is expected to open end of 2012. A former royal hunting estate – Herdade do Roncão – owned by King Carlos I of Portugal is transformed into a luxury hotel with golf course. Have a look;
Located in the south of Portugal, just above the Algarve region the new Beja International Airport is preparing for an international debut in spring 2011. With a 3,5 km long runway, large enough for big airplanes like the Boeing 747 and Airbus A340, Beja Airport unlocks the rural Alentejo region. Beja, the nearby rural town, located on the Golden Plain, looks at a more than promising future.
Vitoria Gasteiz, the capital of the Basque country on the high plain of Spain, is an intriguing city. With a heritage dating back to 1000 Ad, the old city center has a few must see gems. Have a look at its Murals, the massive reconstruction of the Santa Maria cathedral and a few other things about this city.