Tuesday 11th October: Home day. Today was slated to be a home day doing my research but I did take a morning walk before putting in a couple of hours in front of the laptop.
Monday 10th October: Open Top Bus day. There was a public holiday in the USA and Canada today and, not surprisingly, trading market action was pretty slow. It was another spectacular day here after the fog lifted though and so I thought that I should make the most of it whilst it lasts as rain … More Monday: Open Top Bus day.
Sunday 9th October: Cathedral Mass and tour to Aveiro. The fog was thick this morning and so I didn’t get out until almost 9 am. I didn’t dally though as I wanted to be home in time to do some chores before catching 11 am Mass at the Cathedral. I was only a few minutes … More Sunday tour to Aveiro
Friday 7th: This was a quiet day of just a morning walk and trading but I did go downstairs for dinner which proved to be most enjoyable. The venue, Dalva, was right beside the apartment block and I’d highly recommend them.
Wednesday Oct 5th: Day 4 My morning started at 4am and so it proved to be a long day. I ventured along the Douro for my morning walk and as today was a public holiday there was less car traffic but many more MAMILs on the road.
Porto, Portugal Monday 3rd October: My first full day: I managed to sleep through until 4 am which was an achievement and even scored a bit more sleep after making some calls to the folk at home. My morning walk didn’t get underway until about 8.30 am but the streets were still pretty deserted even … More My first two full days.
Sunday, October 2nd Apartment: https://www.vrbo.com/1501528ha I finally made it to my apartment in Porto, Portugal after 3 flights and 36 hours of travel. The taxi trip from the airport was about 15 minutes but slowed to a crawl once we reached the single lane touristy area along the street where I would be staying. I … More Day 1: I made it after 36 hours!
Thurs 26th May – Fri 27th May: http://thecrownandcushioneton.co.uk/ We had a sunny day for the drive up to Eton but we took one last walk through Brighton and a few more shots of the Royal Pavilion and beach before packing up. We finished breakfast and farewelled our hosts, Matt and Andy, before heading off to … More Our last full day: Eton.
Wednesday 25th May: One full day in Brighton. The morning was overcast but we still managed a walk although we’re back in our winter walking gear. Breakfast at our B&B was an impressive event with an amazing variety on offer given it was such a relatively small business. It surpassed all of the Hotels we’d … More Our one full day in Brighton
Tuesday 24th May: arrival day. http://www.thetwentyone.co.uk/ We were traveling to Brighton today and made it to the airport for the car return and our 11.30am flight with ease. The three hour flight went smoothly as did collecting our next car and the 30 min drive down to Brighton. Our lodging for the next two nights … More 2 days in Brighton.