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Exciting stuff coming out of Portugal

I left on holidays today, yay! And Portugal is my destination. No wine holidays really, but I hope to squeeze in a winery visit or two. 1,013 more words


São João - hammers and the floss.

Porto June 2108

São João festival in Porto

São João festival in Porto

São João festival in Porto

Festival of São João of Porto (St John of Porto) is celebrated on midsummer or the night of the 23rd June. 948 more words

Porto with the Posse

Porto June 2018

Flying for the first time on Taag airlines via Luanda we arrived in Porto at 6am. TAAG was a definite parsleyspursuit of the perfectly priced flight. 909 more words

Porto Week 2

Had a fun albeit steamy week. The temperatures reached into the 80s and without an air conditioner we took the advice of Vasco, our Airbnb host and became “best friends with the fan”. 1,968 more words

Quinta do Crasto

In ancient times, the Romans built on the Douro valley a “castrum,” which means fort in Latin. The fort was surrounded by steep hills descending towards the Douro river with perfect exposure to the sun. 131 more words


Lisbon and a Cruise on the Duoro River

Hi Everybody

We have just returned from a very enjoyable cruise on the Duoro River in Portugal.

Just before the Cruise we spent a fcouple of days in Lisboa and then travelled to Porto to get on the Viking River Cruise. 635 more words

Paintings From Our Travels

Portugal - port, wizards and Iberian wolves

Our first stop in Portugal was Vila Nova de Cerveira, which sits just across the border from Spain, with a river forming the border between the two countries. 1,299 more words