The last week's wait since Miss P left, took me back to my childhood. Then, the anticipation of a special event would turn into an unbearable wait, and time slowed down to a total standstill, only to flash by once there.
I boarded flight TP363 to Lisbon.
where Miss P got into the GoT groove...
and the view from the restaurant of Pousada do Castelo Hotel added to the experience of days gone by.
From Óbidos we drove north to Portugal's second city, Porto, home of the world-famous fortified wine of the
While in the Porto region we visited vineyards...
in the beautifully sculpted Douro valley...
and went to see Roberto Carlos in concert while in Porto. The famous Brazilian crooner, one of the greatest singer/songwriters ever ( 62 albums so far) put on a brilliant show.
Porto is also home to the Lello bookshop, where J K Rowling found inspiration for her Harry Potter stories
The above took place during April 2017. The next blog will continue the 4 month journey thorough Central and Southern Portugal, Madeira Island, France and Brazil.
Ciao for now