Porto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoɾtu]), also known as Oporto in English, is Portugal's second city and the capital of Norteregion. It is, along with Lisbon, one of Portugal's two global cities. The city is located in the estuary of the Douro river, in northern Portugal. Being the largest city in the region, it is considered its economic and cultural heart. With an estimated population of about 220,000 (est.2008), it lies at the centre of the political Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto, with a population of slightly more than 1.7 million (est. 2008), and is the main agglomeration of northern Portugal.
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This is Syd's Cafe in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire in England is regularly used in the longest running sitcom "Last Of The Summer Wine". Being an avid fan of this show, we had to visit it on our last trip to Europe. They were not filming there, so we had lunch at Syd's Cafe. I am standing next to Compo, played by Bill Owen for many years. Unfortnately Bill died in 1999.
To find out more about this marvelous TV show - CLICK HERE
This beautiful castle stands on the lake of Thun in Oberhofen between Thun and Interlaken. It is a museum and is open to the public from May to October.CLICK HERE
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There are a few quirky statues in Bratislava, like this one here:
Cumil (The Watcher) - although this bronze statue does not personify any of the famous people of the rich Bratislava history, it is definitely the most popular piece of art in the city.