Quinta da Comenda
Travel Blogs from Sao Pedro do Sul
... stabbed the haggis.
We enjoyed a fabulous meal including the haggis and whiskey toast and then the entertainment and dancing followed. I really enjoyed the Scottish dancing and the cast of 'Explosive Productions' and their Scottish reel and the superb playing of the Sapphire orchestra. A splendid evening all ...
... important part of communication, respect and love for newly made friends, doesn’t need a language. It would have been apparent to any third-party observer that on this first night of meeting and conversation with Marcela’s family, we were all very close, indeed!
In time, we said our goodbyes for the evening, with much double-cheek kissing and hugging, adeus (goodbye), tchau-tchau (bye-bye), and ate’ logo (see you later). We packed off into the ...
... Seal of Approval".
Our second walk started upriver, high along the north side of the Douro in the village of Provesende. A plaque in the center of town claims the town was founded in 1755, the same year of the Lisbon Earthquake and a year before the Marquis of Pombol set aside a specific region – “the demarcation” of the Douro – as the only place Port wine could legally be produced. But before we set out ...
... years back, but it rarely sees the inside of my luggage. In any case, all we had for clothing on this trip was our walking gear, and quite frankly, when embarking on a strenuous scouting trip, appearance is even less a priority than usual, so I generally choose my second, more worn, tier of clothing.
It was, then, with trepidation that I approached the cruise director about his invitation and explained our predicament – that we did not have ...
... bus only lane, almost went the wrong way down a one way street, and ended up parked in a non-parking area. We never saw the police so it all went good once we typed in the hotel address and called the hotel to find out information about parking. I don't think Dad wanted to ever get in that car again in Oviedo after that night. It was stressful for everyone. However, the hotel looked really nice and it's in a great location for seeing Oviedo.
Other places to stay in Sao Pedro do Sul
Estrada da Lameira, cruzamento com a variante Varzea, Sao Pedro do Sul | Hotelfrom $50