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Monday, April 30, 2012

From Gouveia To Porto

All good things must come to an end. The view from the office this morning...



  

Lobby call at 10.00 a.m....


On board were Focus, Shylock, Strawbs and yours truly...







Two hours later we all said our fond farewells and I took the train into Porto...


The view from the office in the afternoon...


 I was lucky enough to be able to meet with Luis from the festival who lives in Porto...






Our sightseeing included a visit to the utterly fabulous Library Lello



They don't allow photography inside but the place is breathtaking. After a bit more wandering around, Luis and I sat down to a well-deserved beer...


Luis was a fantastic source of information on the revolution in Portugal and for an hour or so we chatted about that and the ramifications of the new austerity that's engulfing Europe and the rise of the Right. Then some more wandering...







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