12/25/2011 Oporto, and rest


Last nights dinner was socially great. There were a dozen people around the table, from Canada, Brazil, Portugal, England, Spain, and me.

This lovely woman from Brazil was traveling with her aunt.

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Christmas morning I walked around Porto trying to get lost, but couldn’t. Here’s some pics I took:

Down by the riverfront.

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Christmas morning seagulls

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The ever useful balcony.
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Can you spot the santa?

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These boats used to haul the wine. Now they haul the tourists. I had a glass of port wine with dinner tonight. It was sweet and strong.

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This group of Japanese tourists walked 100 feet from their hotel, took pictures of each other, then walked back to their hotel. I must go to Japan to understand this behavior.

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Old town streets

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I may rest here another day. Both the city and the hostel are wonderful. I’m not quite ready to leave.

I had dinner tonight with a South Korean, a Taiwanese, a Canadian, two Brazilians and two Portuguese. Codfish. Gotta love it!

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