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... gets even better when we visit the old book store, have a pastry outside, climb 195 steps in the tower, walk through a lovely park before greeting the bus from Spain. A little siesta, then across the bridge over the Duero to the wine houses, Sandeman, for the tour and tastings. The day ends back at our hotel restuarant with a steak dinner and most delicious baked mushroom dish that had me begging for the ...
... River to Villa de Gaia across the river. Saw port wine cellars of various companies.
We had a francesca sandwich of sausages, ham and beef slices with melted cheese and gravy. Beer for a drink.
We enjoyed the sights of Porto as we walked along the river, over the bridge and along the Ribeira. Back at the hotel, we had a shower, nap and ...
I crossed the border into Portugal next day and did a bit of research using my 10 year old rough guide and decided to give Braga a visit. It's regarded as the religious centre of Portugal. There’s a wonderful place just outside the city called Bom Jesus. It’s a particularly beautiful park built on a hill above the city with a fantastic staircase all the way up to a church at the top. You often see it in images promoting Portugese tourism. Sadly they were doing ...
... with its walls covered in extravagant baroque woodcarvings dripping in 100 kg of gold-leaf. The catacombs included on the same ticket were not impressive. The Mercado do Bolhão, near our hotel, is a great place for fresh vegetables and fresh fish too. We had a tasty lunch there in one of the simple restaurants.
Porto has a lot to offer tourists. We just scratched is surface. It seems like a great place to live too. We could have stayed ...
... 2 klm one way to turn back the other way and told just down the road we finally saw a few guys walk into what looked like a house. Not a sign to be seen. Inside was like nothing we have seen. A shop with literally a few items on one side and a bar with about 3 bottles on the other - mama supervising in the corner, daughter, 40ish cross eyed and a hunchback, and son, 50. We bravely sat in the bar and bought some water. We managed to buy a tomato and bread roll to take away. If ...