HF Fenix Porto
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
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... cruise on the Douro River. The Douro has seven bridges that span the river and connect Porto with Vila Nova de Gaia. Each bridge is unique, some are for cars, some for trains and most also provide pedestrian access. Seeing both towns, Porto and Gaia, from the river brought a unique perspective. From the river, we saw many locals fishing, swimming, and relaxing along the river, things we kissed from land. It was a nice and relaxing way to spend an hour! ...
We awoke and had another breakfast of waffles. We only had half a day in Lisbon so decided we would just go for a short walk. I wasn't feeling the best today so we had to take it easy. We walked through town, via the recommended espresso place again, and up to Alfama. Walking up the hill we ended up at the flea market. We were searching for some cool stuff and market food but unfortunately most of what we found was people's odds and ...
... of a picture of the staircase, but you'll have to see it for yourself if you want to truly experience the feeling of being in Harry potter world.
Our final stops before heading home were Casa da Musica, a concert hall designed by famous architect Rem Koolhaas, and the Sinagoga Kadoorie, the largest Jewish synagogue in the Iberian Penninsula. Overall, we did SO MUCH in two and a half days, but it was well worth it and a fantastic trip!
... I'd stopped in Lisbon last year, but only for a short time and I did love it, the Portuguese are a lovely nation on a whole, and very accommodating. We arrived at the hostel and within 1/2 hour we were out the door again joining the free walking tour. So turns out that J.K. Rowling spent some time in Portugal whilst teaching English and writing Harry Potter. We were staying in teh same street as the 'Majestic Cafe' where it's believed she done a fair bit of writing, and ...
... we weren’t allowed to take photos. One of the highlights was the intricately carved granite columns and walls lining parts of the building as granite is a very difficult stone to work with. It matched or exceeded some of the best plaster work we’ve seen. The intricate, patterned wood floors – which were made using scrap wood from the rest of the construction - was spectacular. One wood table, with such detailed wood inlays it looks like it was ...