Axis Porto Business & Spa Hotel
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... I encountered the famous Porto Francesinha sandwich for the first time. It is best described as a British fried breakfast covered in cheese and smothered in gravy. It is very rich and very filling. My favorite part of the experience was seeing that on the English menu you could only order the sandwich with fries while the Portuguese menu offered many options including many varieties of meat and the option to go without those extra ...
... them! Caught a taxi home as it was so hot and there was a huge protest march happening right on our street because we are about 100 metres from Parliament House. Thousands of people! Andrew, Bruce and I went out to a local restaurant (Di not feeling so well) but I didn't enjoy it very much and by the end of the evening I was feeling quite unwell again. Perhaps I had over done it during the ...
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).
... castle was still cool (and free!).
After sitting on the edge of one of the square's fountains and eating some gelato, we continued our exploration of the city, ending up at the gondola station at the base of Penha Mountain. We took a ride up to the top, where we were rewarded with stellar views and--even better--an awesome mossy, fern-filled boulder park, with narrow passageways between boulders and even a church carved into the rock. We enjoyed ...
... Across the street is the Sao Francisco Church, a world heritage site. In the catacombs, the girls gingerly walked on the planks between the vaults, even though they are now empty.
Graham spent the afternoon testing port in a couple of port lodges and then we splurged for tea at the Majestic Cafe where the hot chocolate was thick as pudding.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAxis Porto Business & Spa Hotel
Very modern but why did they need to take our passports?
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