Vidago Palace Hotel
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... to the castle lays in ruins as a reminder of its fight with Castile.
The Jewish Quarters in the remains of the old castle attest to the close alliance between jewish merchants, bankers and philosophers and the kingdom of Portugal. You see and feel the history of the region by looking eastwards to Spain and northwards to the valley of the River Douro.
It was during the dynastic crisis of 1383-1385 that Beatriz the only daughter of Fenando ...
... the lock. Sound was like a waterfall wedding cove I remember from a previous trip to Hawaii. People sitting on chairs put on the front deck had to scramble to grab cushions and dash into the lounge of the Queen Isabel. They were prepared by the crew before we entered the lock. But oh what a magical scene to see septuagenarians and octogenarians dashing around and giggling like delighted kids.
By now everyone knew one another. You could hear the clatter of multiple conversations all occurring simultaneously. Laughter kept a musical carnival atmosphere to the preordering of meals. Actually the items on the menu will be long forgotten when 71 passengers, crew and dining staff recall Chuck's dining moment. A very young and petite waitress new to the experience was charming us at our ...
... gem awaiting discovery. A perfect way to scale down the hectic pace of travel for leisure. One regret is having to leave behind all the sights and sounds found along the quieter Douro valley. But it took centuries to create these villages and they will await our return.
The gigantic metal logo above the Sandeman Quinto do Seixo vineyard has followed us along Douro River for three days. This morning began at 9 a.m. Now you know you are well into a cruise when you get up at 7:30 for another lack of self control buffet breakfast. This followed by nine o'clock bus to Sandeman port wine tasting room.
Now I have a fear of edges. No, not acrophobia the fear of heights. I like heights and had an apartment on the 36th floor in Chicago. ...