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Driving into Porto we couldn't believe anyone would like this place. Very industrial port city and all we saw coming in was smog. We were warned the traffic would be a nightmare so stayed on the freeway as much as possible to get into the main area. of course arrived at 5.30 so timed it well for peak hour and stayed a 20 min walk into The centre. Beautiful tiled buildings, heaps of tourists, it is known as a ...
... lunch - a Francesinha. The most glorious sandwich the world has ever known. There are 4 different meats on toasted bread, covered in slightly melting cheese, doused in gravy, surrounded by fries, and with an egg sitting coyly on top. It is served with a boat of extra gravy and a heart attack.
Having each devoured our own Francesinha, Zach and I made our way to the Port Houses on ...
... 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 ...
... are white and whiter, Amanda and Tamar did a good job of
bronzing and Tamar even attempted tanning topless- since that’s what happens
here. I was pretty proud of her and compared to the saggy women who were also
doing the whole topless things- she stole the show. We explored the cliffs and
walked through the rocks around the beach before catching a cab back to Lisbon.
It was the perfect Portugal beach experience because it wasn’t at all touristy
... trace of dried fruits and almonds....better, but awful. The fourth, a ruby was much better and the fifth, a Vau Vintage Ruby, the best of the five.
For just one sip of each, I had a headache for the ensuing 24 hours....me and port...not a match made in heaven! Ruby port is fermented in huge barrels which hold something like 50,000 litres of wine rather than the small caskets that the tawny is fermented in. They therefore ...