Tag Archives: Porto

A Day in Porto – Part 4

(Tiles at the second Porto train station) Still talking about Porto although we have moved further south. I am writing in a cafe, the rain is falling outside and there’s a television playing constant breaking news. Although I don’t speak … Continue reading

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A Day in Porto – Part 3

(Temporary blanket of plastic around Porto’s market while it is being renovated) After counting the tiles on the church we passed Porto’s huge produce market called Mercado do Bolhão. I mentioned in part 2 that it was being renovated. Then … Continue reading

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A Day in Porto – Part 2

(Lunch at A cafe called the Garden in Porto. Florentine eggs) Just in case you were worried, we have managed to top up our toll account online. This was impossible (for me) to do last year and created a mighty … Continue reading

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A Day in Porto – Part 1

(Tiles are amazing here… even in the free leaflets) We arrived in Porto on Friday afternoon and drove across the river Douro to Gaia. Yes it’s called Gaia! We were staying at the wildlife park, Parque Biológico de Gaia. We … Continue reading

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As easy as buying scratch cards at the post office…

(Porto buildings and steps and Denis) We didn’t go back to the park today, instead we decided to go to Porto and sort out our toll road issue. We haven’t been on toll roads yet in Portugal and it’s only … Continue reading

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Wake up it’s beautiful!

Well, it’s been a wet few days since last Sunday and that’s made it easier to be working away inside the camper on the MindCraft website, which is now up and running – here’s the link. Today is overcast but dry … Continue reading

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Porto, Porto, Porto, sigh

(Lots of coffee) As I was saying yesterday, we went to Porto on Tuesday to get Denis’ computer fixed. When booking into this campsite in Vila Chã I had seen instructions (kindly translated into three different languages) explaining how to … Continue reading

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