Hotel Regua Douro
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Day 26 – Saturday 30 April
Town name – Pesa da Regua
Hotel name – Hotel Regua
Lots of skype today - My Mum
Facetime – Bill's Mum, Liz and Dave and tried others but I guess it was Friday night and busy for everyone.
Bill walked around Regua and I joined him later in the afternoon. …
Day 25 – Friday 29 April
Town name – Pesa de Regua
Hotel name – Regua Hotel
Bill went for an early morning walk and I had another relaxing start to the day. Breakfast buffet was delicious and it even included fresh milk (instead of the long life milk that the Europeans prefer).
... a little time to kill and took a walk along the riverfront with Christine and Claudine exchanging our stories. They were a real hoot! We found our boat managed by a lovely lad called Serge and boarded just as the rain started to abate. Serge assured us that our hour cruising was sure to be fine and he was right. The four of us plus two young women from Holland Annemarie and Mica, all moved a deck chair onto the foredeck, got cosy with ...
... and other travel stories, enjoying the beautiful Douro Valley views in comfort, with good hospitality including a 10am glass of white port. As part of our trip we had to pass through two huge dam and lock systems, one with a 35 mtr rise, quite different to the ones we experienced in France. We arrived in Regua around 4pm and made our way to our guest house where we were greeted by our host Monica and another glass of welcome port. Upon recommendation from our host we had dinner ...
An excursion today begins with a drive from ? To Pinhao. Winding through the beautiful Duero Valley, not only to we admire terrace upon terrace of grapevines, but also the leaves of much of the foilage turning from green into amber, red and orange. First stop the Mateus estate, devoted for centuries to the Muscat grape. The fabulous gardens are cared for by only one gardener who has two seventhish ladies help him. We are only able to see eight rooms, designed in ...