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We boarded our ship!!!
small but nicely laid out..except for the SMALL bsthroon! Had to squat to shave me legs!,,
aug 10 - we had a laid back day..just cruising today!
aug. 11 - morning of sailing, then in the afternoon, a trip to Castelo Rodrigo..11th century church, a place for pilgrims to stop at. And a not so great wine tasting!,, but we persevered!
trouble trying to upload pictures,...will try later if a better wifi connection :(
... great cathedral. However it remained spectacular of the entire of Porto and the weather in this part of the world certainly helps with that.
We ventured down the thin flight of stairs before finding our way through the busy streets. We found a few lovely squares and buildings as this city has one around every single corner. We also got very confused with the lights at one point and had to run out of the way of a car. Eventually as the sun began ...
... a facade but clearly about to be restored. At the river bank buildings, narrow roads, restaurants, alfresco diners are all stacked layer upon layer climbing the steep bank as it becomes a steep hill. The views across the river of the port bodegas, river traffic, a Gustav Eiffel bridge, an ancient cable car and people going about their daily lives in the most exotic location of our trip to date will linger. The weather was a bit cooler today, low twenties. We would definitely ...
... am not one for UNESCO sites, but this was impressive. Actually that reminds me. When I arrived in Porto, both my phone and ipad were dead (free wifi on the bus w ill do that to you). But stumbling out of the bus station, looking lost a man in my face declared “Welcome to my city!” and proceeded throw his arms in the air in happiness.
I could go on.. marvel at accents, bask in the sun, eat pastries ...
... hallways. The books are held in purpose built special wood and thick walls to protect them from the weather and insects (there are also bats that live in the library to protect the books!). We had a lovely lunch in the old time – bacalhau a bras, one of the many ways Portuguese cook their cod, this one fried with potatoes and egg. Delish! Finally we went past the very well preserved ruins of an old Roman town in Conimbriga with incredible mosaic.