Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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across the pond, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

across the pond

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... but it appears they did not turn out as a result.  The Monastery took fifty years to complete and was built grand as Portugal was in the midst of vast wealth during this time from the India spice trade.  I really enjoyed Lisbon - very laid ...

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... quite a few different places, even had a stint in hospital, but what really stands out in my mind has been the reaquaintence with Portugal, so why stop when you are having fun. This weeks destination is the capital, a place we haven't been to in over ...

Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, Portugal

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... Portugeuse again, it's getting confusing. But I am only here for two days and I can put all the Spanish and Portugese behind. Lisbon is a very small city, easily walkable if you don't mind all the hills and steep walkways. (Lisbon is built on 7 ...

Reflexoes, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Reflexoes

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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Unsurprisingly, the recession isn't helping Portugal.  Developments have been abandonned and ring roads are half built. There are unfinished houses and the new brickwork of hotels is left exposed, rapidly decaying. We were last here two years ago and ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jag

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We ended up having a really full on time whilst we were in the capital of Portugal. The campsite was 45 minutes by bus, which meant when we headed into the central we stayed out all day. The nicest area that I found was the Aleama District below the ...

Trip winding down, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Trip winding down

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

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... I haven't been blogging much lately, hope it hasn't caused any worry. I only have enough Tim now to say that I flew into lisbon Friday, and met my dad here. I have given up my hostel sleeping, and cheap food, and am now cruising the beautiful portugese ...

Can I have a bit of San Francisco in Europe?, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Can I have a bit of San Francisco in Europe?

A travel blog entry by translucent

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... . He takes us home and at about 3:00 am everybody has their own bed. And so my love begins. ______ Lisboa, the capital of Portugal, is located on a few hills, right in a place where the Tag river flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Our host, who is REALLY an ...

Day 23: Free Cookies, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 23: Free Cookies

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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... to make dinner. We are having chickpeas, green peas and pasta.  I hope it will be good. We cannot afford to eat out in Portugal,  or probably in any part of Western Europe. We like to make our own food anyway so it all works out. On the walk ...

[Update] Reached Lisbon... cold and wet, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

[Update] Reached Lisbon... cold and wet

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

Feeling exhausted at the moment. 8 hours bus ride from Madrid to Lisbon. Weather is not helping either - wet and cold. They say Lisbon is the sunniest capital city of Europe. Sure doesn't feel like that at the moment. Tomorrow should ease off a ...

Happy New Year @ Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Happy New Year @ Lisbon

A travel blog entry by superzoom

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... VERSION) Due to holidays, I decided to take a few days off and went to visit the country where I was born: Portugal. I considered Lisbon (the capital) as one of the best kept secrets in Europe, with beautiful landscapes and places to visit, and I do ...

Hi there, it's not a pleasure to meet you, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Hi there, it's not a pleasure to meet you

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009

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In my quest for warmer March weather I jumped on an overnight train from San Sebastian, travelling 13 hours to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Once again I wasn't really sure what to expect as I had heard that Portugal was one of the least touristed ...

Flight to Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Flight to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by royelinda

... that's one off the bucket list, we have seen them don't have to go to Egypt in the future. Arrived safely in Lisbon, temperature a cooler 30 degrees, met up with Christine and Richard, Linda's sister and husband. Travelled into the mountains into the home ...

Lucky Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lucky Lisbon

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... with olive oil and strawberries, and then a yummy thing made out of thin potato slivers (called Palpha, they are a common snack in Lisbon) and vegetables. After that we just talked! The next day, the day we were leaving, Maddie and Gonzalo came over and ...

Lisbon, Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, Sintra, Cabo da Roca

A travel blog entry by keljeron

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This trip was actually Nov. 5-8. Yeah, I've neglected this travelogue like none other. We spent time in Lisboa and then went to the westernmost point of the European continent (Cabo da Roca) and to Belem (Bethlehem) to see the monastery and eat some ...

On a Lisbon mission, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

On a Lisbon mission

A travel blog entry by vanderkansie

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... meal to celebrate, and to teach the kids which knife and fork to use when. With sad faces we are saying farewell to Portugal, the people were friendly the cities great, the food fantastic, and hubby, well hubby, Ben and Veronica were great fun... It is ...

Looking eastward over Europe, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Looking eastward over Europe

A travel blog entry by sarakmills

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As you know, I decided to leave Dakar a few days early in order to spend a couple of days in Lisbon on my way home.  My flight was scheduled to leave at 2am and was delayed until 3am, but I had an entire row of seats to myself and slept fabulously ...

Surprise!!!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Surprise!!!!

A travel blog entry by natecropp

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... on fire, when who should appear, but Curly Headed Neill. Now that the crew was fully assembled, we headed out into the lovely Lisbon night. The omnipotent Lonely Planet told us to go to this great bar on top of one of Lisbons famous hills for a sun ...

Bem-vindo a Lisboa!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Bem-vindo a Lisboa!

A travel blog entry by iainabroad

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... ever at the Lisbon Botanical Gardens and pined to be allowed to climb it. - Enjoyed performances of Fado, a traditional art form of Lisbon that combines music, song, and narrative poetry. - Felt, for the first time of my trip, that I probably should have ...

Do they all taste the same, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Do they all taste the same

A travel blog entry by vanderkansie

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Day 2: Highlights - Venicular, Torel Vista, Rua Agusta, Arco da Rua Augusta, Monsteiro Dos Jeronimos, Museu Nacional dos Coches, Dinner Resturante Domjardin, Saturday was a beautiful sunny day, ideal for sight seeing. After 12 hours of sleep, we felt ...

Riding High and Riding Low, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Riding High and Riding Low

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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... of the old city. The city was rebuilt to withstand earthquakes and allow water to run off.  And while this development created a "new" Lisbon, those of us coming from the west coast of Canada found it to be pretty old.  It is ...

Lisbon Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon Portugal

A travel blog entry by milestogo

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It was raining, cool and windy as we entered the port of Lisbon and the downpour continued throughout the day. The city is very hilly with cobblestone streets and sidewalks. Slippery too, I found out rather quickly when walking (more like climbing) ...

Busy Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Busy Lisbon

A travel blog entry by kristinj

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The Big town of Lisbon (Lisboa) capital of Portugal Population 720,000!!!     After spending the day in Sagres then taking the train to Lisbon we arrived at 1030 pm...not the first time we have pushed it too late.  Of course the ...

Beautiful beaches, and a torn ligament in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Beautiful beaches, and a torn ligament in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by carleenrenee

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... return to Madrid the night of the 23rd. Scott will be arriving the morning of the 25th. I am practically delirious with excitement. As much as I am enjoying Portugal (or at least was enjoying it before I got confined to the room) I hope the days fly ...

1st day, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

1st day

A travel blog entry by seanandfaye

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beautiful city with so much to see. we got the metro in from campo grande station to rossio in the centre. we found our way to the castle(eventually) along all these gorgeous little winding streets. when we reached the castle we had an amazing view ...

Day 7: The last day! - Fatima, Batalha and Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 7: The last day! - Fatima, Batalha and Lisbon

A travel blog entry by awilde

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... in Batalha, taking pleasure in indulging in the freshly caught seafood, before buying a few souvenirs and setting off for Lisbon. We arrived in Portugal's capital city at 4pm and dropped off our hire car. I had grown to love the Audi Q7 wagon ...

Lisbon Day 2, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon Day 2

A travel blog entry by deirjohn

... countries I'm sure the locals could spend their lifetimes looking and still not see them all. Many of the houses and buildings in Lisbon are covered in ceramic tiles and these are a major feature of the city. Even motorway supports near the zoo have ...

The Final Chapter, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

The Final Chapter

A travel blog entry by abs08

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As my European journey ends, a new one begins. The mystical land of South America awaits which fills me with excitement and slight nervousness. It is a land so far away from my reality, one I've only visited through documentaries and stories on a ...

Day 13, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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... the school for another lecture, this time on the theory and practices of printmaking as a primary mode in the modern art movement in Portugal. This one was a little harder to get into; the first speaker read his speech and I had a hard time following the ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by tilman

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What a great trip!!! We lived in Carcaveilos (public transfer from there to Lisbon is perfect) in a great hotel. Lisbon is soooo nice, but not cheap, prices are similar like in Germany. In the night you should definitely go to Bairro Alto, a part ...

Lisbon 101: the Internet Cafe, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon 101: the Internet Cafe

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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Bom Dia from Lisbon! Itīs the same day as the last entry but this time Iīm writing in real time from an internet cafe. Itīs 2€ per hour so I figure once Iīve finished all the photos and emails (facebook isnīt working from here; I think itīs ...

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