HF Fenix Porto
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... language before traveling there. This time, however, I had NO IDEA how to say any Portuguese words! Portuguese is a mix of many different languages, but mainly Spanish and French. We tried at first to ask for directions and assistance in Spanish, but often got a response in Portuguese (which we could understand somewhat, but it was a struggle). We realized later on that a majority of people actually spoke English so it became much easier to communicate ...
... we went to a town with a historic bridge - Ponte de Lima. It was very impressive and medieval looking, and is part of the Portuguese Camino, and while we were there admiring it some pilgrims passes us, with scallop shells on their packs, looking just like we did last year! Also, I must say that that moment was also the occasion of pouring rain!! Truly pouring! We had umbrellas and raincoats, but still got wet pants bottoms, shoes etc....can hardly complain. Maybe it's ...
... She was on her way out of town. We were delighted.
We took the subway a few stops to Trindade metro station, as recommend on our hotel's website, and walked from there. Along the way, we passed the much more convenient Bolhao Station, much closer to our hotel. Santa Clara hotel was a bit dated. Our room was spacious with heavy furniture and heavy drapes. It was clean and front desk staff not too swift. ...
Thursday night: When we got back to our hostel, we asked the front desk guy where we should go get drinks, and he circled 17 different places on our map. We started at a local hangout to get €0.50 ($0.68) cent beers, and we also got a few pitchers of a Portuguese drink called receita, which combines white wine with beer and lemon lime soda, with some extra spoonfuls of sugar added. It sounds pretty gross, but it was really good. After we finished off the ...
... both enjoying the beautiful scenery and taking everything in! After lunch, our walking adventure began with a steep hill of steps to get to the top part of the Port Louis/Douro River Bridge- very famous. The view was breathtaking - absolutely amazing!! We saw all of Porto, the houses, the river, magnificent view! When we got to the other side, we took a cable car down to some of the wine cellar buildings. We had did a wine tasting of the Port Wine, but quickly said ...