Journey to Umbrella Road

An Indonesian version is available (from Kompasiana) : HERE

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The Umbrella Road is located in Agueda, a small city in Portugal. I always dream to go there, since the first time I saw the pictures somewhere online. It wasn’t so famous until it was discovered a few years ago – well that’s as far as I remember. The Umbrella road is opened from July to September, perhaps this is something that should be mentioned due to travel plans. Though its not as popular as other tourism spot around Europe (not yet!) – I think due to lack of publication (there isn’t any souvenirs in Agueda regarding Umbrella Road) but the view is amusing. I hope someday someone will start making one! It’s a good start that the street next to it has quite a decent bistro. Anyhow, Portugal in general, has a very amusing view. If you travel from Europe, Ryan Air has cheap offers from time to time (to Porto- a city nearby), you just have to be patient enough to regularly check their cheap flights. Continue reading

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