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behind the central station of viana do castelo!
we woke up at about 7 am in the morning! the car was parked beside a mansion with peacocks howling at night! hahahah hahaha.

i was the last to wake up, and im sooo annoyed with ben that he's been so noisy! hopping around and around hahahaha, it was so bloody cold in the morning. im so lazy to go out and brush my teeth. but eventually i did, i gargled the water at the backyard of the mansion. hahaha.

and i remembered we have a pizza leftover from last night, the hawaiian from ben ^_^ we put it somewhere outside, so it wont stale, when i opened it, coz im damn hungry, it looked well, i dont know! hahahah i threw it!

so we decided to grab some tings at the mall and freshen ourselves up, ben drove down from the small mountain to the center of the city and ben parked the car in front of the central station, because the mall is just directly beside it.
parked the car in front of the central station, and alex's butt crack was showing! hahah KIDDING ^_^
there were some signs but its in portuguese but i cant read it. it maybe closer to spanish but another different language - its like comparing mango to banana both pulpy and creamy but tastes differently. i dont know if we have to pay for the parking space or not! so we just took the chances and parked the car there.

unfortunately the mall opens at 10 am and were there at 8:30 am - so we drove back to the park where we first parked yesterday. hahaha i was so amazed by the girls, they couldnt care less! they just basically plopped themselves on the sidewalks, put the sleeping bags as mats and ate! we had had our breakfast of orange juice and some bread we brought from the supermarket of cedeira in spain. after hanging for a good hour - we walked to the beach across it and looked for some facilities to shower etc.
getting ready to go to the mall but unfortunately it was still closed.
- well there WAS a shower but a shower after bathing in the beach! hahahaha theres nothing much to see and everything was closed and too chilly and windy. we just killed our time.

after some agony, we finally drove back again to the mall - it was opened when we were there - we all headed straight to the toilet! hahahahahahaha. i brushed my teeth - AGAIN and washed my hair. alex and  ben borrowed my dental floss and i just rolled my eyes hahaha. while ben was waiting for me, he was playing with the hot-air dryer with his hair and we were amazed by the damn tiles in the toilet! hahahahah ben and me looked so third world gawking at the tiles! hahahaha

as we were walking inside the mall,  i was already contemplating of buying a new camera - but i thought - i dont need night shots anyway - it will be just a waste of money.
the central station of viana do castelo. its a cute one! with only 2 rails!


we went to the fastfood - lori and hannah brought some freshly made sandwiches, ben - i dont exaclty remember what he bourght, so alexme and rubs bought some stuff from mcdonalds - there were basically 4 people in there and it took our orders about 10,000 years! oh my god! i never saw people so slow working even the supervisor inside was as slow as a turtle! they couldnt speak in english and LET ALONE spanish so its hard to clear everything! arrrghhhhhhhhhhh.  the grumpy lady in the counter gave us the record breaking biggest mcdonalds bag i had ever seen in my entire life! when we got our orders - hannah, lori and ben were waiting impatiently for us in the terrace of the mall and were already eating, it was the most amazing view of all! we didnt saw it last night because it was already dark! portugal is slowly making its way to me and us, little i know about this country and i am so excited for new discoveries!

when we were back to the parking lot - we decided to head south of porto, because some camping sites in a small town called ovar - to spend the day and night.
the central station.


i was worried about ben... because he lacked a good and comfortable sleep - that he might be tired from driving but he said he was ok.
alicegourmet says:
I understand it's very hard to communicate if you don't know the language! Just like the duck and the chicken tried to talk to each other! LOL!....
Posted on: Sep 06, 2008
mr_shanet says:
i love it = spanish/portuguese and bananas and mango's :)
Posted on: Jul 14, 2008
sylviandavid says:
what an adventure! Sylvia
Posted on: Jul 14, 2008
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the central station of viana do c…
the central station.
the central station.
a rare moment of alex taking pictu…
a rare moment of alex taking pict…
cute central station!
cute central station!
the central station of viana do ca…
the central station of viana do c…
a pair of dancing statues.
a pair of dancing statues.
lori and hannah off to the park!
lori and hannah off to the park!
so calm at the beach.
so calm at the beach.
me trying to catch up!
me trying to catch up!
at the beach beside the park.
at the beach beside the park.
were trying to find some publoc fa…
were trying to find some publoc f…
at the beach beside the park.
at the beach beside the park.
my favorite picture!
my favorite picture!
early morning at the beach of vian…
early morning at the beach of via…
early morning, so calm.
early morning, so calm.
robbo cock! hahahaha!
robbo cock! hahahaha!
robbo cock in action! hahahahaha
robbo cock in action! hahahahaha
breakfast in the sidewalks! now th…
breakfast in the sidewalks! now t…
breakfast!
breakfast!
bens poor breakfast!
ben's poor breakfast!
rockstar robbo! haahhaha
rockstar robbo! haahhaha
this picture is for you know who y…
this picture is for you know who …
jesus in conversation.
jesus in conversation.
jesus in deep thoughts hahahaha
jesus in deep thoughts hahahaha
fugly robbo hahahaha
fugly robbo hahahaha
awww robbo was hungry :D and our m…
awww robbo was hungry :D and our …
peek a boo hannah!! :D
peek a boo hannah!! :D
cathedral santa luzia from the old…
cathedral santa luzia from the ol…
almost the same as spanish right?!!
almost the same as spanish right?!!
the portuguese flag standing proud…
the portuguese flag standing prou…
hahahah hahaha haha this made me l…
hahahah hahaha haha this made me …
going to the mall.
going to the mall.
i love this picture.. its so poeti…
i love this picture.. its so poet…
its his first time to use this so,…
its his first time to use this so…
waiting for the guys in the toilet…
waiting for the guys in the toile…
robbo about to barf hahahaa
robbo about to barf hahahaa
the biggest mcdonalds bag i had ev…
the biggest mcdonalds bag i had e…
Viana do Castelo
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