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  • The Douro River ValleyIt was a very foggy, rainy morning when we set off to do a tour of the river valley. This is where most of the grapes are grown and the wine and port are made. We left the freeway and Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 20, 2017
  • Day 1 LisbonAfter some much needed sleep last night we started out this morning by bus on a guided tour of Lisbon. Some wonderful history and architecture. We had lunch on our own at a local restaurant with typical Portuguese food. We Posted by Jim.Carole in Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon & Madrid | Oct 20, 2017
  • Port and PortoWe spent the day doing more exploring of Porto, but we started off by finding a new bus route (which involved a lot more walking!) and thus seeing some different parts of Gaia. We spotted a community garden and we Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 19, 2017
  • Walking the Streets We had a slow morning trying to plan how to get around town, how to get across to Porto, etc. Eventually, we set out and walked to the nearby railway station. They have a variety of passes for transportation here Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 18, 2017
  • We’ve arrived safelyWell, we have arrived in Lisbon, on schedule, but it was a very long day/night. We have only had two hours sleep since we got up in Calgary on Tuesday morning. All travel arrangements worked fine and we are Posted by Jim.Carole in Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon & Madrid | Oct 18, 2017
  • October 12/14 >> Cascais & Lisbon Last Few DaysNow that we are heading into the last few days of our stay in Lisbon we are just planning on one more day trip and then cleaning up a few loose ends in Lisbon. The day trip is to Cascais Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 18, 2017
  • Atlantas. Svantė, Sanna ir Kapitonas Kukus[i]Ante Scriptum: Žemiau pateiktas tekstas yra dalis didesnio straipsnio, kuris vasarą buvo paruošta spausdinimui naujame žurnale ir galbūt kažkur kažkada pasirodys - su leidėjų padarytais straipsnio pakeitimais. Visokias abrakadabras ir pamąstymus apie b Posted by gramas in MENKĖ PO LOVA | Oct 18, 2017
  • Travel to PortoInstead of making our own breakfast, we had breakfast at the B&B. We passed thru their library/bar (a wonderful room, but the picture didn’t turn out due to bad light) to their dining room. A very nice room in a Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 18, 2017
  • We got so high todayEvora’s historic centre was classified as a World Heritage site in 1986. Today we set out to explore it with the help of a map and a booklet explaining a route through the town. The historic centre is encircled by Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 16, 2017
  • October 11 > Belem & The Horse Show The Portuguese School of Equestrian Art, is based in the Gardens of the National Palace of Queluz, with a mission to conserve and promote the Lusitano horse and a unique Portuguese tradition of Haute École through the selection, training Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 16, 2017
  • Moving on to EvoraWe left Tavira this morning - glad to leave the condo which was not very comfortable for us. (Single beds which weren’t easy to get out of, no dish detergent, or dishcloth. How do they think you can wash your Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 15, 2017
  • Exploring near TaviraWe started the day by driving back to Olhão to the Ria Formosa Natural Park. We paid our entrance fee and parked the car. Then we got to walk around the park where there is an abundance of birds and Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 15, 2017
  • Atlantas. Sekmadienis, kuris jau buvoPovoa de Varzim, Portugalija. Jau bus antra žiema, kaip čia paliekam savo laivą pailsėti. Keliuosi auštant, apie septintą, nors ir sekmadienis. Kažkaip neišeina ilgiau pamiegoti, mintys visokios puldinėja, darbai galvoje rikiuojasi - ką būtinai reikia sus Posted by gramas in MENKĖ PO LOVA | Oct 15, 2017
  • October 10 > Sintra RevisitedBeautiful day ....again! .....well we have this drill down pat and we are starting earlier ....breakie, metro, train from the Rossio Station... [center][/center] .... presto we are Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 15, 2017
  • October 8/9 > Lisbon ExplorationAs part of our exploratory walks we visited the Bairro Alto area which is really a nightime entertainment area although it is still interesting during but without major sights... [center][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/727697/large_90_P1030256. Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 14, 2017
  • Moving on to TaviraWe left Lagos in good time this morning. We started out on the freeway and then switched to the secondary highway after we got on a ways. We decided to go and visit Loule, a city which we had read Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 14, 2017
  • October 7 > Obidos Day TripA lovely sunrise, yoghurt, fruits, a bun and coffee and we are all set for an outing to Obidos.....down the wicked hill to the Saint Apolina Station... [center][/center] ......purchas Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 14, 2017
  • October 5/6 > Lisbon DaysWell we have spent the last few days wandering around some of the districts in Lisbon as well as taking care of some day to day business....food shopping > can't eat out all the time, bus tickets, etc. These are areas Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 13, 2017
  • Atlantas. Šventės anatomijaPovoa de Varzim, Portugalija. Rugpjūčio 15 - Žolinių šventė. Jau gal savaitė, kaip virš miesto griaudi sprogimai. Šaudoma vien garsiniais užtaisais, vien dienos metu, serijomis po kokį 100 šūvių, o paskutinis iš jų toks stiprus, kad viso miestelio namų la Posted by gramas in MENKĖ PO LOVA | Oct 13, 2017
  • Exploring Lagos and SilvesOur first excitement of the day was being called up to from the street, thru our open balcony doors. We were just about to leave and this woman called and said could you please open the front door for her? Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 12, 2017
  • Getting to LagosWe checked out of our nice room and got on our way. Before leaving Sagres, we went to a trail out to one of the many headlands here. This was one of the spots the birdwatching tour went so we Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 11, 2017
  • October 3/4 > Lisbon and Belem...October 3rd.....not much to report a lazy day ....planning next part of the trip (we did not do the due diligence we normally do before the trip as it was up in the air that we would actually go until Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 11, 2017
  • Beach DayWe started the day off with the laundry. We were directed to the laundromat at the supermarket. Two washers and one dryer on the outside of the building. It was our first time to use such a set up and Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 10, 2017
  • Walking Part of the Rota VicentinaAfter a lazy start to the day, we set off for Almograve, a small town farther north up the west coast of Portugal. We used “Maps Me”, an app on my phone which uses GPS to track our progress and Posted by katdill in Three Weeks in Portugal | Oct 9, 2017
  • September 29 to October 2 > Sintra Day TripDid some running around the city and also just plain old relaxing, then opted for an outing to Sintra. Hefty breakfast at "home" and a brisk 20 minute walk to the Rossio train station thinking we would get an early Posted by marcofisher in 2017 Escape UK/SPAIN/PORTUGAL | Oct 9, 2017
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