Pensao Grande Oceano
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... The ingredients of this sandwich are: wet-cured ham, linguica, more sausage, steak, two slices of thick white bread, covered in cheese, a famous Francesinha sauce and surrounded by french fries. We intended to order one to share, but were misunderstood and we each got one. I am a vegetarian but put that aside as I considered this a "life moment". It was tasty for sure, but not something I would have again. Especially considering I had ...
... along. Cabbed our way to the train station to catch our overnight train to San Sebastián. At this point, we were all tired and more tired. The connecting train to the sleeper train had us waiting for a few hours at a small train station with nothing but 2 or 3 small restaurants 200m or so away. Thankfully, we were able to go get some warm food because Jim was not hungry and so he stayed behind with the bags. By the time we finally got on ...
... the amazing countryside and over the Spain/Portugal bridge-border.
Welcome to Porto, Portugal!
Welcome to Portugal - the 39th country I have visited in this whole wide wonderful world!
I know Porto is a beautiful city and I was eager to visit and tour around. And, it's the home of Port wine and, as a wine lover, what could be better?!
I arrived ...
... from the subway stop and met Al, the host for Porto. He was a bit weird, and his house was a bit weird. He had almost no furniture in the lounge - just two chairs, a table and a tv. Our room was fine, but everything else in the house needed a good clean. But oh well, it was cheap. We enquired about the wifi and he gave us a log in for a free public wifi service run by a TV company that must have been from outside and down the street. It sucked since you had to repeatedly sign in ...
... Once we found the restaurant-not easy to do in a town where they are mostly small, hole-in-the-wall places, we completed the evening with a memorable Portuguese meal. Ron and Yvonne had the special pork dish, Marlene had the salmon (as good as Seattle salmon), I wanted to try the octopus which people raved about and the third couple had a seafood stew. The octopus tentacles were the most tender I have ever had. It dish was accompanied by ...