- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... the Hotel Alegre had been correctly assessed. I am sure it would have been 5 star back in its day 40 years ago. However the grandness was there just years of a low maintenance approach was obvious. They had a pool They had a bar by the pool The bar sold beer That probably accounted for one star. If you have ever seen the movie the Marigold Hotel you will appreciate the type of building this was. The owner was a gentleman ...
Before heading out, we went to the palace dining room for the included buffet breakfast, where Tina ate 2 people portions worth of food. They were serving scramble eggs, bacons, sausages, cheese, cold cuts, cereals, fruits, breads, juice and other standard affairs. After that, we set out for Aveiro. Aveiro has a small river running through its centre. It advertises itself as a second Venice. They have motorized gondola tours from the city centre along ...
... in-laws’ home where Fernando's wife Isabel, Albertino and Piedade, Isabel's parents, were in the kitchen making sausage. Quickly, after hugs and greetings for everyone, and sausage-making paraphernalia removed, Piedade reset the table with cookies, cakes, bread and wine for a reunion feast. Bigger smiles you never saw all ‘round at the chance to visit with old friends!
After the feast and much visiting, we visited the farm with Fernando, saw the pig ...
... ibuprofen are a killer combination for me. A bit too good so I only use them when really in pain with something. After what seemed like hundreds of roundabouts in Porto (try changing gear with a left foot you can't walk on) I got to the pharmacy. A locked door affair, so I buzzed and hobbled in grasping a piece of paper with two words in big capitals:
I handed the young man behind the counter the list and...he ...
... come here directly and not made our detours, the day would have been very disappointing. Yes, there is a castle there but it is not worth the stop in my opinion. Nothing else in the city was noticeable - I would bypass this city on your itinerary.
On the drive to Viseu, I got so tired and Mom was asleep that I had to pull over for a little nap. No shade around so it was a hot nap but a necessary one. Like I said, it has been so hot that I can ...