Hotel Porto Antigo
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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On Thursday morning we were on the road northwards shortly after 8.30am - earlier than planned. Due to the steep driveway out of the Camping Pelinos 77, we had taken Remy up on his offer of a tow out but he had overlooked that he had a hospital appointment later in the day, and was knocking on the door at 7.30am to apologise, so it would need to be sooner rather than later. We had time enough for a cuppa and bowl of cereal ...
... been less about filling stomachs and more about an act and setting of community, of fellowship, of goodwill and sharing one of life’s precious necessities.
The social phenomenon of eating together seems universal, but seems to surface most conspicuously in traditional cultures where hospitality is linked with honor, and honor is at the top of the values paradigm. Even in New World cultures, however, it ...
... these tarts are actually called Pastel de Belem because they originated from this specific cafe and places in Porto or anywhere else in Portugal are unable to call these tarts as such because they are not from Belem. Or something along the lines of that, as told by yesterday's tour guide. The tart was warm. They give you cinnamon and sugar to sprinkle as you wish. BAM! There you are, in another world. Just like that, you're ...
... from Singapore, Switzerland etc. Oh and apparently I look like Kate Beckinsale, I will take that!
I did join the pub crawl, it was not a difficult task to persuade me, and it was much more fun than the one in Lisbon. All the staff and tour guides seemed to be on side to ensure I had a big night collecting several extra drinks along the night. One in particular believed that I would not make it up the stairs to one location and for making it ...
... Let me digress. We have decided to visit Europe in the summer to escape the oppressive heat of Miami. Up to now mid-day temperatures have been ranging from 30 to 32°C (85 to 90°F). Today the temperature reaches 38°C (100°F)! For those who may be unaware of the fact, temperatures in Miami rarely exceed 35°C (95°F).
High temperature and steep hills is not a good combination! Porto is built on ...