Our visit this morning would be to Castelo Rodrigo. This was a surprise as we were to have visited the Coa Valley. Apparently the dock for the Coa Valley was closed. Castelo Rodrigo is one of the historical hill top villages in Portugal. I hadn't heard of this place at all. Once I … Continue reading Castelo Rodrigo – The Secret Historic Village on the hill
The afternoon after our jumper shopping expedition in Regua we set sail for the town of Barca D'Alva. The following day we would be heading to Salamanca. Some of us went to the top deck to see the 3 bridges in all their glory. The sun was shinning. Yet the wind chill factor must have … Continue reading Barca D’Alva and a wee bit of Lemon juice and a ton of whiskey!
On the Tuesday of Day 6 of our cruise we were all going to Salamanca. This city is the capital of Salamanca province and is part of the Castile and León region. It is classed as an UNESCO World Heritage sight. It began very humbly during the Iron Age, and, over the years, included … Continue reading A day in Salamanca – Spain
A couple of days before we had berthed at Peso da Regua around 6pm so those that wanted could visi the Douro Museum. Muriel and I had decided not to visit. It had been touch and go whether we would get their in time for the tour. Also it was freezing and staying on the … Continue reading Peso da Régua and our quest to buy a jumper