Dom Henrique Hotel
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... for best in Portugal or similar for quite a few years and had almost double the normal number of one branch of the police. Also being small there was alot of pride in the town and thus it was very clean and most buildings were being or had been renovated. This branch of police I speak of were responsible for a wide number of things. if people parked too long in loading zones or handicapped spots but not for general parking as a private ...
... an extremely high bridge over the river Douro where Porto in norther Portugal is located. The town is old, founded by the Romans and as usual here conquered by every other civilisation. The town was named Porto by the English as there vessels would collect Port wine from here. It is a living city with heavy industry. Our hotel is not yet ready so its lunch and a town tour with a local guide. Magnificent buildings, ...
... and the fact that it lies next to Spain is about the only thing they have in common. They don't eat tapas, restaurants open before 10pm, they don't close for siesta, the language is vastly different (thick and difficult to pickup) and most importantly it is home to both Port and Portuguese tarts: they are addictively yum!!! Arriving in Porto, the major city of Northern Portugal, the visual difference in the people along with the economy was vast. It was a bit ...
... We found an out of the way cafe for lunch which revived our energy levels. Usually the arrival & departures from each town are long, boring, tedious and on main roads BUT the arrival into Ponte de Lima was so pretty. Along the river under an avenue of grapevines then trees into the most beautiful town overlooking a large river with a large roman pedestrian bridge. Lovely manicured gardens everywhere and medieval buildings. A definite town to come back and spend more time in. ...
... br> So while we choked that wine down it stopped raining again. We headed out into the streets just trying to dodge the residual rain. The weather got pretty nasty again and we end up at a coffee shop which oddley enough served pretty good wine and they had gas water so after a day of bad food and wine things were finally picking up. We hung out at the Coffee shop for a few hours avoiding the rain and drinking good wine. ...