Pensao Residencial Marfim
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... from our apartment! We listened to live music and got to chat with locals before calling it a night.
The next day we climbed to the top of Torre de Clerigos, more than 200 steps to see some spectacular views of the city. We also checked out São Francisco Church, which is made entirely out of gold, and saw the catacombs where the deceased people were placed on the floor underneath us (kinda creepy!). My favorite part of the day was lunch. I tried ...
... an ancient castle - the birthplace of the nation. Walked through the narrow streets and squares of the old town, so lovely. Then we finally made our way back to Porto as it was now dark, and arrived about 8 pm. Poor Xavier really needed to go to bed, but he managed very well going out to dinner with us at another wonderful warm family style restaurant, Antonio's, where we had a huge dish of slow cooked veal, potatoes, greens......Miguel is known at all the places we go to ...
... a dead end, although not all bad since it gave us some great views out over the river and the city.
As it started to get dark we were really starting to worry as we were plain lost. Eventually we stumbled upon an open park with a line of full restaurants along the edge. Success! We settled on one of the restaurants that looked pretty cheap and cheerful with a little old man who seemed to be the owner taking orders and delivering food. He finally got to us and we put our ...
... beach was a lot cleaner then the one in Barcelona. Our cab driver took
a different way back then the first one did so it was cool seeing Lisbon from a
new perspective. We quickly showered and packed at the apartment and started
our journey to the bus station. Because we have been spending a lot of money of
taxi’s we decided to tough it out and walk. It was about a 30 min walk to the
station but we needed the exersize and I was proud of us. The ticket ...
... France; the British retaliated by slapping up the import duty on French wines making them unaffordable and forcing British wine merchants to go and look somewhere else for other wines. That somewhere else turned out to be here, the Duoro river area where wine had been brewed for about 2000 years...remember the Romans loved their wine!
Because the Brits did not want to purchase a hundred barrels of wine and ship it back ...