Landscape in Madeira island, Portuga - Madeira Wine George Washington was a great fan of Madeira wine. Both his inauguration and the signing of the Declaration of Independence were celebrated with Madeira wine. The legendary frigate Constitution was christened with Madeira wine. New England's own President Franklin Pierce spent several months exploring the island with his wife after leaving office in 1857.
Confeitaria Nacional | Lisbon - when it opened in 1829 this pastry shop was considered one of the most elegant in Europe. It has a bright mirrored interior with shiny marble counters, and remains a wonderful place for some glazed pastries. It is mostly famous for its Christmas time Bolo Rei, a traditional cake first introduced by the French #Portugal #travel #Chiado