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Portoooo! A wonderful surprise stop on our Euro adventure. Though Porto was not in the original travel plans, it was significantly cheaper to fly out of Porto than Lisbon. Oh man, I am so grateful this stop happened! The friendliness, beauty, history, charm, food, river, architecture....ETC. was like a dream in Porto. Though Lisbon was fun and lively, I think I preferred Porto overall. I wish I could have spent a lot more time there.
... rain Mum and Dad did wine tasting.
We were there for half hour.
Today we went to 2 museums. 1 was a sculpture museum and the other 1 was a
art museum and had creepy dolls all over the museum.
The art one was better than the sculpture one.
But I still thought they were like cow poop.
... Portuguese tile and over the famous Eiffel bridge that spans the Rio Douro. I left them there and meandered back to hostel because I was tired and knew I was going to tour the city heavily with Steve. I met some other nice hostelers and called it an early nite.
The next morning, I checked out, and headed over to our hotel - Pão de Açúcar Hotel (http://www.residencialpaodeacucar.com/ en/). Steve wanted to stay somewhere proper with breakfast. I left my bags there ...
... yes, so what did we actually do in Porto apart from eat Franchesinha?
Port Tasting. Obviously, this is a must. If you hadn’t figured it out yet, Porto is where Port, the fortified wine comes from. (Not everyone makes the connection!) Fun fact 1. Vintage port isn’t in fact one that has been left to mature for many years. A vintage port is made from the harvest of a declared vintage year; a special year when all ...
... We had another great Airbnb find, our own apartment in the Boavista area, decorated in funky art by the owner Joao, who is a plastic artist, and with glimpse of the ocean from the 4th floor balconies. At first we were a little worried it was a bit far from "town", but it turned out to be a great area with lots of restaurants nearby, and we walked easily into downtown every day.
Porto itself is set at the mouth of the Douro River, leading out to ...