Leixoes, Porto, PortugalSeptember 1, 2017 in Portugal ⋅
Oporto, has an expansive beach, many parks, and a long promenade next to the water.
In the city we viewed a medieval Cathedral and buildings with its famous blue tiles.
Th city was preparing for the Red Bull Air Race on the Douro River. We were able to view several planes practicing. They were doing stunts and flying between markers on the water.
Next was a tour of the port wine producer Pocas, which was established in 1918. We learned about the different stages of production as we walked beside huge oak casks and barrels. At the end of the tour we went into a cellar room for tasting.Read more