The forest of Bussaco, where Portugal’s liberty was secured, is a rich blend of old and new, writes Ros Drinkwater
If you are headed for central Portugal, here’s a tip you won’t find in the guidebooks: make room in your bag for Bernard Cornwell’s action-packed Sharpe’s Escape, which recounts one of the many adventures of rifleman Captain Richard Sharpe in the Peninsular Wars.
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