|Subject: Re: Portugal--Specific questions|
> 1) Weather/temp in Portugal in May. My research says very low 70s but
As you will be in cities and not at beach resorts, why not plan on wearing jeans regardless of the weather.
> 2) We're now focussing on starting in Lisbon, then moving in some order to
The Douro region is incredibly beautiful. Sounds like a reasonable number of places for a 2 1/2 week stay.
> 3) We normally travel through greece with a reservation for the first
I know many Ziners play-it-by-ear, but we don't. We find it comforting to know we are expected although it isn't always easy communicating especially with the smaller hotels, where it's less likely they'll employ English-speaking help.
> 4) Has anyone ever visited a small place called Penacova? That also sounds
We're unfamiliar with Penacova. Perhaps Leonardo might know it....? Leonardo is passionate about Portugal. Let's hope we'll hear his opinions of all of the above.