Travel Blogs from Porto
... Supervisor Will and some other professors and students from around the world.
As you might expect from a number of people interested in music culture, the crew was ready to get out and about to see Porto and its night life. Unfortunately Porto really is a sleepy town and we quickly found ourselves pushed out of a bar by about 9 at night. We made our way to dinner at a local restaurant where the Brazil massacre was taking place. It ...
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 ...
Today's adventure started innocuously enough – sensible
breakfast, van out of parking garage with no problem, GPS spot on to Calem
Wineries across the bridge and big parking space on ground floor of parking garage
at the bottom of a hill. Excellent port-tasting (more later) and then the exit
from the garage that sobered us up very smartly!
Herb and ...
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).
... of his life in Lake Erie, he holidayed in Portugal, and opened a restaurant and stayed.
The funicular took us up to cliffs to Sitia, an overhanging village with the stunning views of the coastline. Many people here with traditional dress selling knitwear, not a good look.
Excellent Basilica housing Our Lady of Nazare, a 720 AD lactating Madonna who once a year is taken down to the lower town and the beach.