To our dismay, the weather for my parents’ visit was utter crap, raining quite a lot and always cool even when the sun did shine. At no time did they experience what we think of as a normal late March day. The other side of that, though, was the spectacular flower show. This year’s wildflowers were drop dead gorgeous.
This photo was taken along the Rua das Eiras, a tertiary road that crosses the Serra do Caldeirão and descends onto the Alentejo plain. The yellow lupine bloom made me turn the car around and go back until I could find a place to stop for a photo. (Click to lupinize.)