Estalagem Santa Catarina
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... top offered some stunning views over Braga. It was well worth a day trip to check it out and the town of Braga was nice to stroll around in too. Our last full day in Porto the weather was a little drizzly but we checked out the Livraria Lello, a bookstore lovers dream. It is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal and has been named the third best bookstore in the world! In fact this bookstore is where J.K Rowling, the author of Harry ...
... a city. The 4 hours we spent walking gave us a really good feel for Porto. The attractions are not as spread out as in Lisbon, there are more trendy shops, it feels more touristy and perhaps lively. One shopkeeper claimed it is a more friendly city. We don't necessarily agree.
Of course we choose the tour that had a late afternoon stop for the daily ration of custard tarts.
Memorable attractions included the side by side, lavishly decorated Rococo style ...
... 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 ...
We got this am and walked up to a cafe we scoped out on our way into town for a cafe con leche before taking the metro. At the metro station Mark spotted the male singer from the previous nights Fado show and brought him over to us to confirm. What are the chances we would ran into the singer in such a busy city in a very populated station. After a small wait we boarded the metro for the aeroport to head for our 4th and final country of ...
... as other subliminal flavors such as vanilla or cherry or others. The tasting was lovely and we met a nice couple who met each other in college and married but had to live in different countries until he was given a visa and could move to Canada to be together.
After the tasting, we walked backed across the river to Porto and ate at a little restaurant along the river. Eric had grilled prawns and I had grilled octopus. Yum...
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