Porto - Wow, simply wow! April 19th 2018 Porto. Wow! What to say? Porto, or is it Oporto? Well it would appear that the latter pronunciation is both English and Spanish, but the former is Portuguese. The success of the local football team, FC Porto, has led to much greater usage of the shorter name, so that's what we will use!
This was such a cool city that we actually abandoned the plans to visit another friend on this trip and exten ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Northern » Porto Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
Russ and Trish are still in Spain 7 years on and loving it!
Take a look at www.anythingbutpaella.com to see more about what we have been doing there.
Wow, it's this long since we left the UK to change our lives!
For those who want to see all about what we did before May 2006, follow these links:
Sept 2005 - April 2006 Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
June - Sept 2004 Bolivia
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