Dom Henrique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Porto
... I encountered the famous Porto Francesinha sandwich for the first time. It is best described as a British fried breakfast covered in cheese and smothered in gravy. It is very rich and very filling. My favorite part of the experience was seeing that on the English menu you could only order the sandwich with fries while the Portuguese menu offered many options including many varieties of meat and the option to go without those extra ...
... 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 ...
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).
... So, it’s a balance you have to find with what you are there to do, with what your companion needs and it all happens in the crazy spirit of....what’s next?
We love to cycle. We love to "free camp" or "wild camp". And we love tasting local wine and food. So, in combining all these loves, these aspects of our travelling have brought us many happy “accidental” places, spaces and adventures in every way possible. We do not plan things to within an ...
... them again once more on the journey to Porto.
But d day arrived and I decided to throw them away.as I prepared I looked down once more at the eyelets which appeared to well up with tears and say, after all we have been through and for you, you are now going to just dump us in a dumpster, so much for gratitude.
well I relented and now they are on their way home to be used a few more times but not with the same pounding and vigour as on the way.
I have just ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services