I visited Lamego on the final day of my Viking cruise along the Douro River, called Portugal’s River of Gold. The production of wine has sustained the area for two thousand years and is considered its golden currency.
A beautiful pilgrimage chapel rests atop a hill in Lamego fronted by a magnificent 684-step staircase. I encountered a nun in this chapel who guided me to treasures behind the main altar. I hope you will read my story as it appeared on the Boomers blog site: My Itchy Travel Feet. Use this link to read the entire story: http://myitchytravelfeet.com/2017/02/07/lamego-portugal/
I wrote about my surprising adventures in Northumberland, England for My Itchy Travel Feet, a blog for Boomer travelers. Please use this link to read about this wonderful location:
Without a doubt, the Adler Thermae Resort and Spa is the best hotel spa experience I have ever encountered. I wrote a story about it for Luxe Beat Magazine and hope you will use this link to read it.