HF Tuela Porto
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... around the square near our hotel and checked out São Bento Station with its beautiful blue and white tile artworks. We found a lovely cafe by the hotel where we had fresh salad wraps and sandwiches, very much needed after all the pizza and pasta of Italy. Our first full day in Porto we walked down the steep hill to the waterfront and the Ribeira District. Narrow alleys and brightly coloured houses made for a beautiful view ...
... glass roof, and other gothic like features.You can only photograph inside between 9 and 10 daily, so Clive and Leon went back the next morning. Crowds were waiting to be let in by the cleaner, and then you have to wait to take photographs one at a time. Unfortunately some people insist on draping themselves all over the staircase which is very frustrating for more serious photographers. The city has established The Bank of materials, where they record and keep examples of many of ...
July 12, 2014
Up at 7 AM to pack. The next leg of our travels through
Portugal was arranged by a firm in Lisbon, “Portugal Trails”. Their
representative picked us up at our apartment in Alfama at 9:15 AM and delivered
us a complete travel package including our vouchers, maps, and a very detailed
itinerary. Oh and a bottle of port and a “preprogrammed” GPS. She took us ...
... an incredible staircase said to be the inspiration for J.K Rowling's staircase in Harry Potter. This place is over 100 years old and has a beautiful wooden ceiling in addition to the wacky stairs. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take pictures and the ones I tried to take secretly didn't turn out so well, but I highly recommend you google this place! It is crazy! Afterwards, Karliana and I walked to the City Hall where we would meet up for yet another ...
... we plan to include on the trail, we succumbed to the temptation to treat ourselves to another Portuguese pastry. We've become fascinated with these light-as-air treats; the fillings are delicious, but the flaky dough is what fascinates us, as papery thin as the gossamer wings of butterflies, or the ash-like film of a wasp nest.
Our route finished by crossing the upper span of the Dom Luis Bridge – ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility