Quinta da Calcada

Address: Largo Hermegildo Solheiro, 4960, Melgaco, Northern Portugal, 4960-614, Portugal | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Largo Hermegildo Solheiro, 4960, Melgaco.
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Travel Blogs from Melgaco

Ponte de Lima

A travel blog entry by mersonjames on Jun 21, 2015

26 photos

... the border the time is displayed on an overhead gantry. It says it is 11.50 but by my watch it is 12.50. Suddenly it clicks and we realise that Portuguese time is an hour behind Spanish. So we have gained an hour and are now ahead of the original schedule. Sometimes you make your own luck, and sometimes it just happens when you least deserve it. We are staying a few miles out in the country from Ponte de Lima. We go to the town on the way so I can buy Kathleen her first beer in ...

Porto all day then Vigo for night.

A travel blog entry by michealhurley on Jun 20, 2015

5 photos

... 36 degrees at peak and the beer from last night was coming out through my forehead at an alarming rate.
If you are an engineer you would love Porto because the river is crossed about 8 tomes by bridges towering above the waterway the oldest from 1886 to a relatively new modern structure.
Be aware Porto is very much a tourist hotspot, so if you dislike that stay away. However I put my dislike for cities aside and thoroughly enjoyed ...

Take the River Path

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 13, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... destination. When we get to choose our path, we should consider the benefits of the "river path" and only take the highway with it's traffic, noise and smell of diesel when there is absolutely no choice. The quality of the 'journey' may, in the end, be everything. If we are 'betrayed by destinations,' then the end may not be the point at all but how we get there. Here is another quote ...

A Little Camino Art

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 12, 2015

1 comment, 6 photos

... br> We have passed a lot of 'Camino" art since crossing into Spain and I thought it might be interesting to post several of the more compelling sculptures we have passed since entering this country. It is a surprising delight to be walking along and come up on a statue or carving of something related to the Camino. It is a nice 'greeting' for the day. I hope you are ...

Food, Glorious Food

A travel blog entry by kendavis on Jun 11, 2015

1 comment, 4 photos

... That made me think about the normal food we are eating on this journey - here everything is about the food. Breakfast is usually coffee with milk - a kind of cafe latte, a fresh roll or croissant, bacon (more like our ham) orange juice, slices of cheese and many times ham, and occasionally some fresh fruit. There are lots of options for lunch because for many who live here it is the largest meal of the day. We typically have a ham and cheese sandwich on a ...