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A Washout in Portugal

It was only a short journey along the Autovia de Castilla and within half an hour we were crossing the border into Portugal.  Relying completely on the Schengen Agreement we hadn’t brought our passports with us but this wasn’t a problem and at the border checkpoint we were casually waved through by the border guards who were much more interested in the freight lorries that were passing through.

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