HF Fenix Porto
Travel Blogs from Porto
... each. Porto certainly is a place where you can stretch your dollar.
On Thursday morning I presented my paper in a lecture hall in front of about 20 attendees. The event went for a breadth of presenters rather than a depth so it meant they had to squeeze a lot of sessions into similar time slots. I think the conference moving forward would do well to have a fifth day so that more people would have a chance to see each other's ...
... them! Caught a taxi home as it was so hot and there was a huge protest march happening right on our street because we are about 100 metres from Parliament House. Thousands of people! Andrew, Bruce and I went out to a local restaurant (Di not feeling so well) but I didn't enjoy it very much and by the end of the evening I was feeling quite unwell again. Perhaps I had over done it during the ...
... sweeping overhead in the dozens, an eagle flies by with a snake in its mouth, the countryside changes rapidly, prehistoric dolmens, roadsides spotted with blue and the red of poppies, huge grey rocky hills, green woodlands... on to Burgos for the next night. we have figs peaches cherries tomatoes flat peaches round peaches nectarines the like of which we never see in Oz which compensates a little for being starved of Aussie Rules, VB, and the Visionary, Intelligent, Progressive world ...
Been so many times, but just continues to get better and better every time….no surprise it keeps winning tourism awards.
Take a step back in time and walk the cobblestone streets of this beautiful city. Let’s not forget the food!! Francesinhas, Bifana’s, Sardines, Frango and of course Natas (Portuguese tarts).
... groomsmen dress up the groom. The one we met was fashionably outfitted in a blonde wig, pink ballerina tutu, green dorky crocs and he had a cast on one arm with a permanent beer glass plastered onto the cast. I cannot imagine what they do on the wedding day!
Porto in Portugal was full of life and action all along the river banks. Restaurants, buskers, music, port, wine, artists – you name it – they were there in large numbers. It felt great to be where ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility