Cathedrals and Fog in Porto, Portugal!
Friday, October 2, 2015
The stepped hills of Porto, Portugal looked more like Foggy London Town this morning, as thick grey mist blanketed the Douro River to the east and the west. Not that the damp weather has dampened spirits; today is our chance to explore the beautiful town of Porto, and that’s exactly what guests aboard Viking River Cruises’ Viking Torgil did, setting out just after eight o’clock this morning on a half-day tour of this beautiful city.
Our first stop was only accentuated by the foggy mist that rolled in and out over the horizon. Sé do Portoi, or Porto Cathedral, is one of the city’s oldest monuments and is regarded as one of the most important Roman Catholic monuments in the entire country.
Of course, with the fog rolling in and out, it also looks like it could have come straight from the backlots of Hollywood; a creepier Cathedral I have never seen. Coupled with the moody atmosphere, you’d almost ex