Travel Blogs from Porto
Feliz Páscoa! (Happy Easter!)
We took the train (1 hour) to Porto today, the main city in northern Portugal and the second largest in the country. It's one of the oldest centers in Europe, and its old center is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. …
... of wonderful professors and students that I am sure will remain part of my personal and academic life for many years to come.
So about the suit. I brought a jacket and tie thinking it was the professional thing to do. Unfortunately I was in a room with punks and underground music heads. I was severely overdressed most of the time. I hope by some logic I was the only fashion punk in the room.
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Diogo picked us up at 10am and took us to Belem, a suburb of Lisbon on the coast. Had a very interesting morning and because I am a bit behind with my blog will rely mainly on photos. Weather still hot. Had lunch at a little restaurant on the water then went looking for the bakery which has the best Portuguese tarts (in Portugal I guess) After much searching we couldn't find it so guess we ...
... people I have ever
known was the best way to spend my last night in Europe. We reminisced about
the incredible month we have had together, talked about our next adventure, and
discussed our plans for our lives at home. I am so confident that we will be
life long friends and I am so thankfull for every blessing this month has given
me. I don’t think I can describe the amount I have learned in the last month
and I am so happy I was given this opportunity.
Been so many times, but just continues to get better and better every time….no surprise it keeps winning tourism awards.
Take a step back in time and walk the cobblestone streets of this beautiful city. Let’s not forget the food!! Francesinhas, Bifana’s, Sardines, Frango and of course Natas (Portuguese tarts).