Quinta da Comenda
Travel Blogs from Sao Pedro do Sul
... like me. I was offered to taste my first Ovos-moles, a very sweet thing made with eggs and sugar ;-)
This afternoon, seeing that wonderful weather, and being afraid tomorrow it would not be that nice, I did a boat trip on the canals ;-) I know, very touristic, but a nice way to quickly make a large tour of this little town. I loved it!
There were many scouts around, and each time we ...
... example he demo'ed for us why the Portuguese are so short, it is because in Portugal they have to carry everything everywhere, in Aveiro they had to carry the large bags of salt from the salt works to the boats on the canals and then to the storage rooms. To make things worse they have to carry things mostly uphill, and this is true as I have seen over the last week. Aveiro is know for it salt that is harvested in the summer months. Before going around a bend in the ...
... a rental car.
At the rental car facility there was a sign saying, "back soon," this really had us worried because by now we realized how time worked in Portugal. One day we were waiting for a bus and when it finally arrived it was full, and we were told to wait for the next bus, that will be here in 5 minutes. That 5 minutes only took 45 minutes. There is not reason to hurry here. Things happen when they happen. Never have we been rushed in a restaurant. It takes ...
... south Africa, gold and diamonds. Description below: "The Aliança Underground Museum is an exhibition space, displayed along the traditional wine cellars of Aliança Vinhos de Portugal. Contemplating eight private collections, the public has access to diverse dimensions, such as archeology, ethnography, mineralogy, paleontology, ceramic tiles and tins covering millions of years. Being part of the great universe of Berardo Collection, these collections are the ...
... her 2 years ago in Bolivia) another Erasmus student who joined me in Southampton in January and just happened to also befriend AJ.
All this leads to a much needed 17 day break in Portugal with two of my best friends, full of sun, beaches, laughter and travelling across Portugal.
Today I spent in AJ´s hometown of Aveiro, which has been described as "the Venice of Portugal" and it lives up ...
Other places to stay in Sao Pedro do Sul
Estrada da Lameira, cruzamento com a variante Varzea, Sao Pedro do Sul | Hotelfrom $60