Explore...

Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Douro, Leiria, Portugal

Oct 5, 2015 - Douro Valley

Douro Valley 10/5/2015 Our hotel belongs to former royalty (the kingdom was dissolved in 1910) and owned by a a woman who would be a Contessa today. There are beautiful gardens surrounding the palace-like building. Our room was in a separate building and had a large bedroom and a living room. The rain was still showering as we headed out after breakfast to explore a shrine dedicated to “Our Lady of the Remedies.” Tom walked up half the steps praying for Anne’s speedy recovery. The rest of the group came down the 600 steps as Anne waited at...

Jump to full entry