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Jun 7, 2014 - Portugal--Day 7

Spent most of the day driving, so not too many pictures. We got up late again this morning. Someone would think we were on vacation. Headed out of Porto toward the Douro River valley. The Douro River flows from the vineyards in Portugal and Spain to Porto. Grapes grow thick all along the river. This is the region where the grapes for Port, so famous in Portugal, is grown. The valley is beautiful. Row upon row of vines snake their way across the hills that stretch upward from either side of the Douro. Little villages and towns serve mostly...

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PK--Lost in Europe

Dec 27, 2013 - Two lost weeks!

On the Friday night after our day out Heather was sick several times and was feeling decidedly under the weather. Over the next few days she had no energy, no appetite, couldn’t sleep and started to develop a hacking cough. By the following Thursday morning the cough was worse and she was starting to have breathing difficulties so a visit to the local community hospital took place. She was quickly assessed and seen by the medical team. Blood test, ECG, X-Ray and some oxygen were quickly organised. After the results came back she was given...

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Nov 4, 2011 - Fig da Foz

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