Estalagem Santa Catarina
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... new workaway job. This job is helping with a goat herd of 300 critters. The babies are being born and they help with them. I don't have the town name in front of me but will send that out tomorrow and more about the area. For now what I know it is a 2.5 hour bus ride from Porto, south and east. I was told a very good goat cheese comes from that region,makes sense. It snows there in the winter, but ...
... along. Cabbed our way to the train station to catch our overnight train to San Sebastián. At this point, we were all tired and more tired. The connecting train to the sleeper train had us waiting for a few hours at a small train station with nothing but 2 or 3 small restaurants 200m or so away. Thankfully, we were able to go get some warm food because Jim was not hungry and so he stayed behind with the bags. By the time we finally got on ...
... terminal and we caught the bus with minutes to spare. The bus ride was only disturbed by 2 very loud Chinese nationals who were living and working in Portugal. The town centre of Braga was lovely and maybe because of the weather, it was not at all crowded. We had lunch, walked around town, visited The Cathedral in the middle of the town and returned to Porto. Just in time for yet another session of port ...
But, once settled in, we appreciated the beautiful
surroundings of the Pena National Forest where the guest house was situated.
Maryln went straight to bed while the three of us walked steep uphill to a
fabulous local restaurant and had the recommended local Portuguese cuisine:
fish dishes, bread and wine.. En route earlier, we sampled 'belem’, a delicious Portuguese egg
... them so at a certain point up the trunk they had all started growing normally again, giving the big bulge effect at the bottom! We looked at a church with a massive tower and were told about the time a couple of guys had climbed the outside of it to the top, and sat and had a cup of tea and a cookie, and threw cookies out to the onlooking crowd to advertise their cookie brand! We then went through to the square there, were we got a bit of free time to Segway around, ...
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