Portugal 4, June 10 - 12

Porto, Viana do Castelo

June 10 - Porto in the morning

The Douro River, separating Porto from Villa Nova de Gaia

Flags of Porto's port houses along the river; traditional transportation for juice stomped in the Douro region; Porto's main bridge, designed by Gustav Eiffel - "Porto built their Eiffel Tower on its side"

Nathan and Jennifer enjoying a sample of Taylor's port high above the city

Train station in Porto

Watching for our train to Viana do Castelo

Our hostel in Viana do Castelo

Rotting boats exposed under the bridge at low tide

The beach near our hostel

Jennifer washing her feet in the "mini bathtub"

June 12 - Sunrise from our room

From the top of the hill and the top of the church, views of the city - looking North

Looking West

Nathan refills the sweat tank

The view out the main train station entrance. A lively statue, a short main street leading down to the well-kept harbour, what more could we ask for?