Ibis Porto Sao Joao
Travel Blogs from Porto
... night we all gathered at the conference dinner where we ate cod (a national specialty) and quiche along with an egg broule desert that was quite delicious. Unfortunately Portuguese food tends to be rather bland. The tables weren't even supplied with salt and pepper to liven things up.
On Friday more sessions were attended and coffee breaks held. I took a lovely walk with a colleague of mine down tot he river that runs through ...
Diogo picked us up at 10am and took us to Belem, a suburb of Lisbon on the coast. Had a very interesting morning and because I am a bit behind with my blog will rely mainly on photos. Weather still hot. Had lunch at a little restaurant on the water then went looking for the bakery which has the best Portuguese tarts (in Portugal I guess) After much searching we couldn't find it so guess we ...
... Very Important People who fill the Australian political arena today the gobsmackin artwork in the monastery of Miraflores, incredible 16th century sculptures of Gil de Samoe, in the silence of this Carthusian Monastery, powerful stuff i think.. this little chapel amazes, its marble carving and woodwork astonishing. .... ..a contrast to the vast Gothic madness of Burgos Cathedral, gigantic, grisly, totally overthe top temple of fear and madness the most outrageous excess of ...
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 many people enjoying the weather and the city. You’ve heard of “yarn bombing”? Well, in Porto I saw my first ever “lace bombing” on an old tree. Quite chi chi! On our first night there we sussed out a weird spooky mansion free camping space...and on our second night we found an excellent wild camping spot along the ocean with fabulous views and bike trails that went from one little ocean town to the next The local culture in each of the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed