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... bakery, we got a quick lesson from Hugo on the background of this agricultural community, with a history as old as the country, but a story more closely linked to Port in recent centuries. Grapes were introduced to the peninsula in ancient times by ancient peoples – Phoenicians, Carthaginians from northern Africa, Greeks, but especially the Romans, who colonized the area aggressively. So grapes and wine have always flourished along ...
A wee bit of sunshine this morning but still quite cloudy. The weather the past few days has been cooler and wetter than normal. The locals say it has been a poor summer and now especially with the harvesting of the grapes- rain is not a good thing. We drove some very twisty and narrow roads. searched our way- some of the villages were too small for the GPS system to find, so we had to go by internal ...
... potatoes, vegetables, delicious black olives ,vino and beer.Cost about 21E per couple. we had a quick turn around regarding the train- had about 1 1/2 hours before the next train. I f we missed it, we would have to wait for another 4 hours until the next one. The lady of the restaurant drove us back to the train and we had about 5 minutes to spare.A fun adventure. Back to our little village for a coffee and one of our favourite desserts- a Portuguese custard ...
... was open to the public at that time, so it was fun to be able to get inside this time, although photography was not allowed. It was interesting to see how the aristocracy lived!
We had plenty of time to explore the incredible gardens, which are absolutely spectacular, and considered among the best in Europe. Beautifully manicured, the gardens are small by some standards. It was a thrill to see them.
... have lunch at Quinta da Avessada, a beautiful century-old winery. Some of the passengers had disembarked early in order to get there for the wine-stomping, but we stayed on board. After an outdoor reception with wine and snacks, we were treated to a lovely lunch inside. The musicians continued to serenade us with the lively Portuguese tunes through lunch.