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Our destination for the start of our walk was a charming little village high above the river called Provesende, population 310. Provesende was one of the communities to benefit from the Port wine demarcation, with the escalation of trade in Port with Britain, Portugal's primary trading partner and oldest political ally.
We hopped off the bus just outside town where kids were boarding a school bus pointed in the ...
I have to say i am very impressed with the scenery we are getting to see on our rides. Today was a fairly easy day, just one climb, We covered 90k, in 3:16 of riding time, with and average speed of 27.55. :) maxed out at 62 ... Myself and another rider Neil set out about 15 minutes before everyone else (Leslie and Ann hoped a ride to the summit of today's climb) . Neil and I thought we would get caught before the summit, and I was, he got an Ego Boost when we saw the ...
The bus trip up the hill today took us to the town of Vila Real, site of the extraordinary Mateus Palace - the building depicted on the Mateus wine labels. Remember when we thought we were so sophisticated, drinking this pink bubbly stuff?
I was here on my first trip to Portugal many years ago. (So you won't be surprised to hear that it only looked vaguely familiar.) I don't think the baroque-style country home built ...
We cruised this beautifully sunny morning to the town of Pinhao, enjoying the quiet of this narrow part of the river with little more than vineyards to offer. Of course, we did go through a lock, which still brings the passengers out on the deck to see the process one more time.
As soon as we arrived, we climbed on our buses and went up, up and ...
... which were always up the steep hills, and sometimes far away. So every day we climbed on a newly built luxury bus and went up the hill to see the sights, all of which were interesting, and the drives were often quite beautiful. (Although sometimes scary, because those narrow little roads weren't built to handle large motor coaches!) But it isn't the typical river cruise where you explore the towns located ...