A taste of vintage Porto

It hasn’t yet declared itself a people’s republic, but otherwise Porto is very much the Portuguese Cork.

28th October, 2006

It hasn’t yet declared itself a people’s republic, but otherwise Porto is very much the Portuguese Cork. Along with the geographic, linguistic and culinary similarities - loads of hills/profusion of slang/inexplicable love of tripe - there’s a shared second-city disdain for the capital, which is berated at every opportunity.

Unless you’re in the mood for a socio-political ear bashing, avoid my mistake of telling the taxi driver...

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