Travel Blogs from Aveiro
... the name of Pedra de Sal Well what a meal ,the restaurant seated 30 ,was booked out ,it's wonderful they eat so late as we were fitted in and we both had the best prepared and delicious meal we have had in years What a fluke. .The reason I chose Luso was to stay at the Palace Hotel do Bussaco and have dinner in the restaurant 5 mins out of Luso it was to be a treat on our trip looked fantastic. ( check it out on the website)But alas it ...
... After that we into the old part of town and climbed the stairs on little streets up to the university which is huge and beautiful. We visited the parts that were accessible for the public which took us at least an hour. Than we walked down and went for a walk into the tiny streets with lots of small shops, had a drink on a terrace of a beautiful old café and walked around some more until we had some dinner on a nice square quite hidden. It was really ...
... are filled with old books (from 1620s) that were used by generations of minds. Standing in the midst, the power of the human mind and culmination of generations of knowledge is overwhelming. Both buildings, unfortunately, do not allow photography. We arrived in Porto by mid afternoon. We are staying in the northern side if Porto in the old town area. All buildings don't seem to exceed 5 or 6 stories in height. It looks almost a bit like old ...
... The gondolas are bigger than the Venice variety and can hold up to 20 people. Instead of riding them though, we walked along the river and toured the narrow back steers all morning. Then, we headed to our lunch spot. It is a seafood restaurant called Restaurante Marisqueira, where we ordered an eel stew to share. Understably, it took quite a while for the stew to arrive. At 27 euros, the stew was in a very large pot. There were lots of potatoes on ...
... new and it houses all kinds of vendors selling mostly food products. Unfortunately at 3 pm things were pretty well closed. Note: Go first thing in the morning.
After deciphering the City map we head for the best pedestrian route to the Botanical Gardens. We stopped for a late lunch and proceeded. It was pretty hot, pushing 33 degrees C. We walked in circles without the help of our GPS and passed the same locked gate to the gardens three times. With a little help from ...
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