Porto, Portugal Day #1

Porto, Portugal Day #1

September 15, 2018 0 By TravelWanker

Holy shit! what a bastard early start! Alarm 4 am & cab at 4.30!

Luton airport keeps on changing!!

New drop off zones & loads of new shops.

Cheeky Camden IPA @ 5 am. Nothing on the plane #unheardof

So foggy in Porto.

Came through what looked like clouds & there was the runway!

Got Metro into Porto – 4.5 Euros each for a return trip – changed once.

Go to our apartment, dumped bags in office & got in shorts.

Wondered about. Did one of those things when knackered where neither of us could verbalise what we wanted so stopped at a few places to then realise that it wasn’t what we were after & walked off to the next place.

Got a coffee eventually & one of the ‘standard’ things to eat – a small egg custard tart – lovely! Tarantino Restaurant

egg custard porto portgal

Lots of wandering about.

Porto very famous for various buildings having blue tiles on them.

blue tiles portugal

Made it down to the front to have a beer & then wine.

First encounter with the ‘Silent Cobbler’.

Got into the hotel & then went for the 1st proper meal.

Was high up on TA & family run – excellent! – Pátio do Duque

Was like a Portugal tapas – we had Gizzards – basically chicken insides #nomnomnom – I thought they were okay – Lisa less keen.

We also had flaming sausage….it was exactly that. Nothing too amazing!

Finishing off with Port ice cream served with Port. Lovely little restaurant & the food was great.

We started early & finished early – so went for a couple of Port’s back near our hotel. Tried a few different ones including an extra dry white which was very enjoyable! As was a ‘Senior Tawny’ – All In Poto

Then bed. Utterly shattered.