Tag Archives: Porto

The Intriguing Story of the Senhor d’Além Chapel

When travelling around such a beautiful country as Portugal, one will inevitably encounter monasteries, churches and chapels in the cities, towns and villages and in some cases on private properties.  All are usually well maintained, either by the state or … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 8

Terra Verde grouped a total of 88 people together, on a beautiful fresh morning last month, for the 8th sector of our walk from Porto to Santiago de Compostela. This sector, in Spain, from Vigo to Redondela would prove to … Continue reading

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Wandering the Streets of Porto

Last month the city of Porto was nominated “Best European Destination 2012” winning the title from over 19 major European cities and it has so much to offer!  Voting for this competition was online with the participation of over 210,000 … Continue reading

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“You’ve tried the wine; now try the city!” Discovering Porto

For those contemplating visiting Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, The New York Times recently published an excellent article on how to make the most of just 36 hours in this beautiful and plenty to see city. As the writer explains, Port wine … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 1

At the invitation of some friends of mine, I was asked to join a group of nature/culture lovers, Grupo Terra Verde, on an amazing walk, on Saturday Sept. 3rd, from the city of Porto following the coastal route (north of Portugal) into Galicia, Spain with a … Continue reading

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