Of course the above description could equally be applied to Bristol. Indeed the other parallels occur to you too, an association with exploration for example, Porto was the birthplace of Prince Henry the Navigator, whereas Bristol is associated with the voyages' of John Cabot. So Gill's comparison was certainly apposite, but was she right about 'better'? A big claim, we are here for two days, let's see if the verdict holds up at the end.
|One minute you are on a main road, the next bumping along cobbles through an abandoned industrial estate.|
|the green lined 'white road'.|
"Guilty intention still looks for a hotel That wants no details and surrenders none;
A wood is that, and throws in charm as well"
|Finally, the free aire in Sao Romao is excellent - once you find it...|
|With our own personal palm tree,|
|and a short, if slightly hair-raising walk to the station with trains every half hour or so into Porto - a 20 minute journey|