So many fantastic places, so many interesting people, such a
I flew to Porto with my eldest daghter and met the youngest at the airport before taking the metro into the city (using an Andante card: 1.20 euros per jurney, 80 cents for the card which you can then top up at newsagents around the city and at the larger stations or interchanges – good for buses and metros but each zone needs a different andante card!)
I had a lovely week with the girls – a mix of culture (you must see Seralves contemporary art museum), lounging by two of the outdoor, slightly out-of-town pools, eating some good food, sampling the port wine and of course wandering and wandering the streets to simply admire the architecture.
I took a bus from Porto to Lisbon to stay with a Filipa and meet Sonia, both Shiatsu women who kindly answered my message on the Shiatsu in Portugal facebook page.
From there I travelled to Coimbra, universiy town.
Once back in Porto, I was ready to start the camino.