Dom Henrique Hotel
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Driving into Porto we couldn't believe anyone would like this place. Very industrial port city and all we saw coming in was smog. We were warned the traffic would be a nightmare so stayed on the freeway as much as possible to get into the main area. of course arrived at 5.30 so timed it well for peak hour and stayed a 20 min walk into The centre. Beautiful tiled buildings, heaps of tourists, it is known as a ...
... for the less observant (story to follow), and vagabonds wandering the cobble stoned streets. The city was alive, unlike any I've every witnessed (besides Barça, I'm kinda biased). But, first thing's first, looking for our apartment! With map in hand we were on our way to look for streets and signs that lead us to our apartment, no luck. After about 30 min we took a tactical pause. Me and Annie had simply muttered what we thought was a street name and a pedestrian over heard ...
... process and what makes it so special.
The next day, Zach and I took the public transit to the coast. Isn't that just a lovely thought - being able to take affordable, clean, relatively comfortable public transportation to the ocean? Anyway, it was quite windy and a bit cloudy, so we weren't able to see America, but the feeling of being by the ocean was so calming and pleasant, and ...
... which we bought tickets for. Our tickets came with a free wine tasting at a local cellar, so we decided to give it a try. Neither of us had tried Port wine before, but I found the sweetness of the wine to be rather delicious!
By this time it was time to head back and pick up our friend Shannen at the airport. The three of us went to a bar that was owned by the son of the woman we were renting the room from. The bar was also conveniently ...
... in the floor where the bones were put.
Inside the church is covered in gold. The Franciscans were poor, but the rich parishioners paid to gild everything in gold, hoping to win their way into heaven. There is apparently 600+ pounds of gold leaf slathered over the chestnut carvings.
The Ribeira is a promanade and square along the river lined with restaurants and shops. The old cellars where wine and produce ...