Grande Hotel-Bom Jesus
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... the journey and my life are much better and way more interesting. We have both come to realize that we can't make the journey alone. I sometimes think it would be easier to go alone, having those moments of solitude and silence, freedom to do what you want when you want, eat whatever you want, but would it really be easier? I think being a couple, two in one spirit, is giving each other the space ...
... that it would not rain! It didn’t. Whew….but BOY was it humid and oh so HOT!!!
Portugal is known for its tiles. The facades of the buildings are covered from ground to roof with these elegant tiles. Each building has its own tile reflecting the owner’s whims or family history. So quaint. Oporto is bisected by a river, with old town on one side, and the wine industry on the other. This industry is, of course, Port. ...
The weather was pretty terrible today so didn't do very much. It is great that we are in an apartment. Relaxing on the couch with a nice cup of tea is much better that being in a hotel room. A restaurant very close had grilled sardines on their specials menu so John was very happy. I had some very tender and juicy turkey in creamy mushroom sauce. Another lovely ...
... from country life.
Also on the park is a McDonalds which is so fancy. It was originally a bank but it kept getting robbed do they sold it and McDonalds kept most of the original decorations.
Portugal also claims to be the home of Harry Potter. Apparently Rowlings was married to a Portugeuse man who treated her poorly so she went back to Europe. She had spent many hours writting stories for her child at the Majestic Cafe so that's where ...
... table red wines, but in 1820 something occurred with the climate and the grapes became unusually sweet. The British in particular loved this. Soon afterward, the Portuguese added grape brandy to stop the fermentation and stabilize the sugar content. This was the beginning of the sweet fortified wines. Porto is so connected to Port wine as the barrels of it were shipped down the river through the Douro Valley to ...