HF Ipanema Porto
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... so lots of people walking and driving. These buildings are such eye candy, we walked out legs off. It is very hilly and again huge churches, decorated tiled walls everywhere. The train station had the best. So many Germans in town as a soccer match on between Porto and a Swiss team ( we thought it was Germany). They were surrounded by riot police while sitting in a bar on the riveria that afternoon, Never seen ...
... name of the company is spelled out in large letters over the buildings so you can see it from a mile away. After a nice and extensive private tour (no one else was there at that time for the English tour) of the cellars and port making process we go to taste everything from a vintage to a 20-year. After drinks along the river and dinner at what were all pretty sure is the only Mexican food restaurant in the city we had bakery treats (in place of a cake but complete with ...
... had stuffed my luggage with bottle after bottle of Port, but I started to worry about whether all the bottles would make it to Prague without breaking. So, for a little insurance, I bought a couple more bottles in Duty-Free - just to be sure that at least some would make it home. And some even made it all the way to Willmar, MN…
where they actually sell it in the local liquor ...
... bridge over Rio Douro. Porto is an attractive city with its red tiled roofs and gothic cathedrals and churches protruding. We got off at Campanhã, the main station for Porto. We picked up some information and maps at the well stocked and helpful tourist information desk.
Yellow Bus Tour of Porto
On our way to the metro, a thoughtful lady. stopped us and asked if we'd be interested in her yellow bus tour tickets, good ...
Maryln was not feeling too well, so she went to bed early while I joined the locals and had fried sardines, boiled potatoes and cold slightly burnt green beans for dinner at the next-door restaurant. Herb and Judy ended up having the hotel dinner, a variety of well-prepared sardines, signature food of the St John Festival. The festivities culminated in a splendid fireworks celebration on the Douro river but by then, we were all tucked in ...