Travel in the Time of COVID-19

We had been home from Portugal for less than one month and our plans for 2020 were already made. This time the destination was the French city of Tours in the Loire Valley. Now everything has changed.

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Heading West to Belém

Originally, Belem was the location of Lisbon’s shipyards and docks, and was the starting point for the Portuguese voyages that discovered sea routes to India, East Africa and Brazil. It is also home to some incredibly famous landmarks.

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Departing Porto

We were packed. The taxi was on its way to take us to the train station to depart Porto. I can’t say that I was really ready to go, but the excitement of going to a new place is always greater than the sadness of leaving.

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A Porto Six-Pack – 2

As with the previous post,  there were too many wonderful things in Porto to devote a post to each. This is the second "six-pack" to share some more of the sights, architecture, and history that we experienced there.

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A Porto Six-Pack – 1

Porto was a wonderful city, but there were too many sights to devote a post to each, so here is the first “six-pack” to highlight some of the sights, architecture, and history that Porto has to offer.

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