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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 :(
... to booking our next part of the trip we decided to head down to the gorgeous promenade. One word that describes Porto well is colourful, from the clear blue skies to the beautiful multicoloured houses lining the promenade. Another that may easily describe this city would be steep, deceptively steep. The walk down to the promenade from the hostel was very far down. But the streets were incredible. They were high and curving, with colour on every house. It ...
... beach and we saw 6-7 kiteboarders. (And I think they were just okay...oops. Greg would be a local hero if he kiteboards here. ;) ) Looking at kiters makes me antsy. I want to go out and kite as well...!
Now we're back in the room relaxing. Soon we'll go out to eat dinner - we only had breakfast and some snacks/sweets today.
...back from dinner. It was excellent! I feel that Portuguese speaking countries' foods are very ...
... definately famous for its Port, yet the lovely local wine and beer is equally as popular (and cheap).-The weather is hot. But there was an amazying breeze blowing from the nearest ocean. Ahemmm, moving on.
Portugal’s Porto is a whole mish-mash of sights and styles that somehow come together like they were meant to be. It has a charm about it that casts a spell but an unusual and so unexpected type.
... from wood fired pizza, conserved fish or jamon and cheese platters, to sushi, mini francesinhas and cod fish pastel de nata.