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... I encountered the famous Porto Francesinha sandwich for the first time. It is best described as a British fried breakfast covered in cheese and smothered in gravy. It is very rich and very filling. My favorite part of the experience was seeing that on the English menu you could only order the sandwich with fries while the Portuguese menu offered many options including many varieties of meat and the option to go without those extra ...
... them! Caught a taxi home as it was so hot and there was a huge protest march happening right on our street because we are about 100 metres from Parliament House. Thousands of people! Andrew, Bruce and I went out to a local restaurant (Di not feeling so well) but I didn't enjoy it very much and by the end of the evening I was feeling quite unwell again. Perhaps I had over done it during the ...
... waiters refuse to let us pay and ply us with more port. Some wonderful food, francesina and sardines and every night is a delight. got a fantastic room and an even more fantastic place to park the van after a very stressful drive around the centre of town- (satnav to the rescue again, its worth having for its hilarious Spanish pronunciation alone) in one of the very few free parking places right in the heart of Porto. Loving the luxury of this beautiful big room and ...
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).
... in the floor where the bones were put.
Inside the church is covered in gold. The Franciscans were poor, but the rich parishioners paid to gild everything in gold, hoping to win their way into heaven. There is apparently 600+ pounds of gold leaf slathered over the chestnut carvings.
The Ribeira is a promanade and square along the river lined with restaurants and shops. The old cellars where wine and produce ...
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