Sintra to Oporto

After leaving the loveable Lisboa behind we picked up a sweet little hire-car and blasted our way up the highway to Oporto making multiple stops along the way.  Here are a few shots of our week-long journey up the north coast of Portugal to the magical wine country of Oporto. Enjoy.

Lisboa and loving it

The history of Lisbon is like a roller coaster. It’s filled with many twists, turns, ups, downs and of course a couple of loop-the-the-loops, thrown in for good measure. It’s narrow and cobbled streets really have seen it all; wars between neighbouring counties, invasions by vikings, natural and religious disasters…seriously, you name it, Lisbon’s been …