Vila Gale Opera
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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Indoor pool
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... getting to know our sommelier. He looked eighteen but probably much older. His knowledge of wine and port was extensive. We asked him to make a recommendation for a red wine. After two evenings of horrible red and white wine we wanted to try the good stuff. He selected a Douro River Region named Donna Maria. The wine was exceptional.
As the evening progressed we told the sommelier that we were ...
We went to the Viking desk and met the Lisbon tour director, Adriana. She needed our passports. I go to get mine from my neck pouch which was in my backpack, and HOLY <> - it's not in there. I got panicked. I must have left it in the cab. It had my passport, driver's license, debit card, and 60 euros.
She and the front desk guy, Gonšalo were very comforting. He called the Doubletree to find out the name of ...
... group at 5:00, walk around the town and then dinner.
19 folks on our tour...from California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Arizona, Georgia, Massacusetts and Idaho...
We are a mixed and diverse group...it will be great! Funny thing is, we are probably the youngest and we have been on the most Rick Steves tours... The majority haven't been on any...
Our tour guide, Cristina Duartes is from Lisbon, she is a mother ...
... we go and see has to be amazing.
The way home turned out to be a little bit of an ordeal as we picked the closer train station, which was not the one we had got off at. It turns out there was no train station there and after 15mins walking in the opposite direction of the other train station lead to sad faces and angry words said.
We decided to have another of Mamma's amazing dinners tonight, definately worth it, chicken soup, ...
... for the original little fishing huts. Drove back, and found we were later than expected as they had booked an early dinner for 7.30 so that Xavier would last. So we went directly to the restaurant, all in our non-posh clothes, and this was a very very nice restaurant, at the Graham's Port wine cellar. Lovely place, with lovely view over Porto, and beautiful food. What a lot of wonderful food, and a wonderful end! Thought we would have an ...