Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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A day with 'We Hate Tourism Tours', Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

A day with 'We Hate Tourism Tours'

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... did not stop people from going down to the ocean. Instead we stopped at the town of Cascais, this is the Saint Tropez of Portugal, although it does not have the mega yachts in its harbor. Here we walked around for a short while, before heading onwards. ...

Stairs!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Stairs!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... booked something in Lisboa, so we have quite a drive ahead. After breakfast we loaded the car and took of, heading out to Portugal. Around lunch time we were around the town of Castello Branco, so we left the highway and headed to the town. Here we ...

One Last Lisboner, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

One Last Lisboner

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... all sorts of things: Political satire – the carrying anti-government signs describing the horrible unemployment situation in Portugal, dressed apparently as your average unemployed person would in tattered suits, work boots and ghoul masks. Or, ...

Port for breakfast, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Port for breakfast

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... . As we board the bus we're handed a bottle of water by a beautiful young guy in the costume of the prime minister of Portugal from the year in the 1700s that a devastating tsunami hit Lisboa.  He is giving away the water that inundated the city. Our ...

Lisbon (Portugal not North Dakota!), Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon (Portugal not North Dakota!)

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... costs around $2.50. Hopefully this should help explain why we are only spending seven nights in Europe. A few more days in Portugal, then quickly through Spain to get to Morocco. She Said: A few things Todd left out... I unexpectedly cried for the ...

Pastries (and other goodies!) in Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Pastries (and other goodies!) in Portugal

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... had a pot of mixed seafood. * Sur Sangam: Italian/Indian restaurant in the pedestrian old town of Lisbon. As we traveled through Portugal we discovered that Italian/Indian combo restaurants were pretty common. The restaurant was run by Indians and the ...

Flying home, Lisbon Airport, Portugal travel blog

Flying home

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... . Port day in Porto. Getting lost everyday while hiking in Serra da Estrella, but still making it up the highest point in Portugal. Suddenly deciding to go home early. Cheese and bread diet. Drinking way way too much in Lagaos. The day of puking ...

Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, Portugal

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... is hidden under lock and key in one of Portugals largest banks. After that we said our goodbyes to Lisbon andgot on our night train back to Madrid. Portugal was a terrific country, I definately plan on going back sometime and seeing what else it has to ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Lisbon vs Jacqui and Jo -- round two, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon vs Jacqui and Jo -- round two

A travel blog entry by jo

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... , apparently, but now it is all given over to sins of the flesh. They serve steak with egg on there ... that happens in Portugal, we don't know why. And we were very pleased with ourselves after that so we decided to head for a bar recommended by the ...

In and around Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

In and around Lisbon

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... to London there won't be much time to relax! Next entry -> adventures in the Algarve Great Brands of the World - Portugal I'm not going to find anything better than this - an ad that without doubt will only increase the feverish pitch of support ...

Centre Of The Portuguese Empire, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Centre Of The Portuguese Empire

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... saint of England was passed on by crusader knights from the British Isles who aligned with the first King of Portugal in the retaking of Lisbon in 1147 from the Moors. The castle walls offer amazing panoramic views of the city, surrounding countryside, ...

Flea market and Fado, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Flea market and Fado

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... a flea market. There is one in Lisbon every Tuesday and Saturday, so we planned to visit it on Saturday, our last day in Lisbon. Because Internet access was not as freely available as some of the other places we have stayed I spent the first hour at the ...

Discover the land of the Greatest Navigators, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Discover the land of the Greatest Navigators

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... The Statue of Cristo Rei is located across the River Tagus from Lisbon. It was built by citizens of Lisbon in 1959 as a thanks to God, because Portugal did not join the fight in World War II. The statue portrays Jesus Christ inviting all of mankind to ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... such a large place. Many of the other major centres we have visited are very diverse with widespread multiculturalism. Lisbon, however, seems very homogenous. It remains quite Portuguese in character. Besides the odd Italian restaurant, ...

Tram 28 and More, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Tram 28 and More

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... by wonderful food and wine! The meals were to die for and the wine was comparable in price to water!  Over all, I would rank Lisbon on my " favourite city" list. After falling in love with the city, we are both eager to discover Northern Portugal. ...

Lisbon Loungers!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon Loungers!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... i think i stood there for about half an hour in the warm water! However, the rumors which i heard about showers flooding in Portugal came true - the piping system isn't exactly the best in this country and every few minutes i had to turn the shower off ...

knackered in lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

knackered in lisboa

A travel blog entry by kris

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well after a night bus from malaga all the way across iberia i find myself in lisbon.. the night bus was obviously hell.. does anyone know someone who has got some decent kip on those things? anyways.. after a bit of confusion when i arrived with the ...

Lisbon  - NO STORY., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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The End....  For Now!, Lisboa, Portugal travel blog

The End.... For Now!

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... so I settled for a rather relaxing couple of days largely drinking coffee in cafes and riding the trams. The trams are just great in Lisbon as they seem to take you up all sorts of steep gradients, only a whisker from shop walls etc. For the lazy tired ...

Did someone say Pastéis, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Did someone say Pastéis

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... 550,000 inhabitants, making it feel like a smaller town. The city was extremely easy to navigate. We were able to use our Lisbon card to hop on and off Trams, buses and the occasional train.  A favorite site was Jerónimos Monastery, build in 1459 ...

Just a Sniff of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Just a Sniff of Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... a book and asked to read seven or eight random pages, just to get a feel for whether or not you might like the plot. I left Lisbon in frustration. I didn't eat the food or drink the wine. And because we had to be back on the Solstice well before dark I ...

Fala Inglez?, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Fala Inglez?

A travel blog entry by jo

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Ahhh, Lisbon. We arrived with no guide book and nowhere to stay as night was falling and speaking no Portuguese. There were tears, there were scenes, there was a moment when we thought we would have to sleep in the park with the homeless people ... but ...

Belem, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Belem

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... going to argue. The castle has a commanding view over the Baixa and Chiado districts and wonderful views of the Targus River on which Lisbon sits. We took a few panoramic shots, the girls put 1 euro into a telescope, which they had been itching to do, ...

Crying over spilt blood in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Crying over spilt blood in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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The nearest campground to Lisbon is a forty five-minute train ride away, plus a bus ride to the station. It was either free camp or use the campground. Melanie was not as hard as Lucy and myself. Bit mad really, as it is far cheaper to free camp. We ...

Walking around Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Walking around Lisbon

A travel blog entry by guykb

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When I woke up this first thing I did was check my phone to see f the baggage people had been trying to ring me. No such luck. I put back on the underwear that I had carefully hand washed the previous evening, despite being not quite dry and redressed in ...

loving it in lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

loving it in lisboa

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... empire into south america and asia... - huge cathedral....huge!!! - pastisse al nata; very special custard tarts, are available all over portugal, the best ones are in Belem, they simpy on of the best things we have ever eaten!!! - nice family feel, ...

Northern portugal a spectacular train ride ..., Porto, Coimbra, Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Northern portugal a spectacular train ride ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... the summer residence of the Kings of Portugal and is green, lush and mountaineous. The Pena Palace was the highlight of Portugal for Tonya. The multicoloured towers and domes reminded Paul of Disney World. Inside was a completely wacko collection of ...

Accommodation Anarchy - Part 2, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Accommodation Anarchy - Part 2

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... move again, tomato still present in my ears and other places not to mention!! This time to Seville for a night and then onto Lisbon, Portugal. At this stage I am not really sure why we agreed to fly into Barcelona and then out of Lisbon. Sounded like ...

Lisbon - argggh, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon - argggh

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... telling me that's a great idea...  As soon as they're done with their dance party.  (S) Not much to say about Lisbon. It was dirtier and seedier than I thought it would be. Chad got offered drugs 3 times - might have been his haircut ...

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