Our last afternoon in Porto. We decided to just let our feet take us around Porto. Dark rain clouds were looming so we wore our rain jackets. It was also very cold. We came across a market selling local wares and this is where the rain started falling. Porto is very hilly with most streets … Continue reading An afternoon in Porto
The cruise was nearly over. We would be spending a whole day sailing back to Porto on the Douro River. We have been on other European cruises along the Rhine, Seine and Rhone and there was never a day where we just sailed. So what to do on a sail day? We could have … Continue reading Cork, Port Wine, Chocolate & Classical Music along the Douro River
A couple of days before we had berthed at Peso da Regua around 6pm so those that wanted could visi the Douro Museum. Muriel and I had decided not to visit. It had been touch and go whether we would get their in time for the tour. Also it was freezing and staying on the … Continue reading Peso da Régua and our quest to buy a jumper
After lunch and a bit of a rest in our room we went up to the lounge to catch up with our fellow travelers. As we were going through the reception our Cruise Director Phillipie with his beaming smile and shinning eyes asked us if we were going to do the Tile Painting. … Continue reading Azulejos of Portugal – our attempt at traditional tile painting
After a delicious breakfast at the Sheraton Porto we went to the front desk to organize our tickets for the Hop on Hop off bus. We chose the Red one as we have found in other cities that one has been the best. At only $15 euro's each it was quite good. There were no … Continue reading The Hop on Hop off Bus – Porto
Have you ever thought of going on a river cruise? If not why not? You may very well change your mind once you read this. This cruise would be our fourth river cruise and our first with Scenic. From the moment we stepped on board we knew this cruise was going to be amazing. This … Continue reading A River Cruise, Why Not!