Category Archives: By Country – Portugal

Braga to Porto

Yes, it’s another one of those catch-up posts… Internet access has been iffy, and we’ve just been too busy seeing and doing, in all honesty. As we left Braga, there’s a church on the edge of the city, on top … Continue reading

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St João in Braga

– or – How Ellie and Adrian got hammered and nearly left under a cloud… June 23rd is St João’s eve – the evening of the feast day of St John the Baptist. Big business around these parts. We’d had … Continue reading

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Portugal at last

We crossed into Portugal on the ferry across the wide Minho river which marks the northern border with Spain. We had woken to an overcast morning, but cliché or not, the sun came out as we landed on the Portuguese … Continue reading

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