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Birthday Weekend – Part 5 – Sushi at Samurai

After the game, we were disappointed with the results, so we ended up going to eat Sushi to cheer up. everything was so very fresh and delicious… I can definitely recommend this restaurant, it’s one of the finer sushi places … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend – Part 4 – Germany VS Portugal

We headed over to the CCB (Centro Cultural de Belem) where Carlsberg had their Euro Lounge. Along the way we came across all these flags… The entrance to the Euro Lounge, if we’d known we’d have gone online and booked … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend – Part 3 – Pre Game Walk

After our long interview, I think it lasted around 1.5hrs, about the WWKIPDay and our knitting group, it was close to 6pm, so we decided it was time to leave and get a snack to eat before heading over to … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend – Part 2 – WWKIP Day Lisboa

After our stroll through part of the Gulbenkian gardens, we headed over to the outdoor theater where the Lisboa WWKIP Day was being held. When we arrived there were very few people there, but pretty soon there was a whole … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend – Part 1 – Gulbenkian Lisboa

On Saturday morning I caught the bus, the trains are currently on strike here in Portugal, to Lisboa. A journey that should only have lasted 3.5hrs turned into 4hrs, our bus driver wasn’t in any kind of hurry. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Amarante – Feira dos Doces

In the courtyard of the Church there was a “Feira dos Doces” being held. This was basically showcasing all the traditional desserts, wines, jams and liqueurs the various regions have to offer. I’ll let the pictures do the talking, and … Continue reading

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Amarante – The River

Other than the church I decided to go for a walk across and along the river. A little stone bench on the church side of the river. These little daisies can be found coming out of almost every little crevice … Continue reading

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Amarante – Igreja e Convento de São Gonçalo

I decided to take my camera with me to the center of Amarante this weekend, while my parents were at the local farmer’s market, I headed over to the church and the river. The white building in the back is … Continue reading

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Barcelos Part Three – more pottery

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Barcelos Part Two – Fruits & Vegetables

Ok, so here’s the rest of the post on Barcelos, now to the fruit & vegetable section. A large part of the market houses the fruit & vegetables area, where you can also buy plants and fruit trees, such as … Continue reading

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