Axis Porto Business & Spa Hotel
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Very modern but why did they need to take our passports?
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... the waterfront promenade. A great place to sit for a drink and take in the view . We took a boat cruise along the Duoro for one hour, travelling under the many bridges which connect Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia on the other side. From here we had a great view of the hillside and the cable car and funiculars surrounding it. We had a lovely lunch right on the waterfront and enjoyed the sunshine. After lunch we took a tour of the Palácio da ...
... photography. One of the more interesting stops on the tour was a shop known as the Yellow Bookstore, Liveria Lello or Liveria C*******, after the previous French owner. It dates from 1906, and has a beautiful Art Nouveau exterior but it is the interior that attracts crowds of visitors every day. Yellow bookstore, has been ranked as one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, with an intricate red spiral staircase (very hard to describe as it is quite complicated), a ...
Lastly I wanted to to mention this bridge. This bridge, which has the name of "Ponte de Dom Luis I" and it was built in 1886, or should I say it was completed in 1886. It took about five years to complete this bridge. The architech was Teofilo Seyrig, who was an assistant of Gustave Eiffel. It was built to link the city to Vila Nova da Gaia on the southern bank to the city of Porto. I was pretty amazed at the architechture and ...
... and we sat back in comfort for the flight. Once I had finished doing my nodding dog impersonation, I read the first few pages of my book, only to find I had already read this one!!! Oh well need to find a book swap in Porto. We land at Lisbon at 2pm and go pick up the hire car, after over an hour of filling out forms and waiting for the car to be brought round we set up the sat nav ready for the ...
... that are well known for their fancy interior. We were very lucky to have perfect weather for our week stay.
Just outside of town lies the renowned Bom Jesus de Monte pilgrimage sanctuary, with its striking Baroque stairway. After dark, the stoic town turns upside down, with a rich nightlife thanks to its many university students.