Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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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 ...

Exploring Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Exploring Lisbon

A travel blog entry by pybus71

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... around the "Old Town" of Lisbon which was gearing up for the European Cup Football final that was being played that evening between Portugal and France. The day was very hot and after covering some 30 kms we decided to call it quits and headed back to ...

Bom Dia, Lisboa!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Bom Dia, Lisboa!

A travel blog entry by isy_

... . The gates were also superstars from the main shopping and dining area which made the waiting for boarding long and boring. Arriving in Portugal I made my way into the city with bus and metro but I took the more expensive way (only metro is possible and ...

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! It´s the same day as the last entry but this time I´m writing in real time from an internet cafe. It´s 2€ per hour so I figure once I´ve finished all the photos and emails (facebook isn´t working from here; I think it´s ...

And off i go!!!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

And off i go!!!!

A travel blog entry by pandatautau

Tudo a postos, aqui vou eu! Até já, e vou tentando manter isto actualizado com fotos e alguns comentários tontos!! ...

Day 15. Something amazing happened today., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 15. Something amazing happened today.

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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Today was a free day without any academic programs. I had a dolphin adventure excursion booked through the ship and was up bright and early for that. Yet another guide met us at the ship in a bus (even though there were only 8 of us) and because she ...

Lisbon in the Rain, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon in the Rain

A travel blog entry by lorneandhilary

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... checked in! Plate du jour: Octopus Beverage du jour: Lovely bottle of Portuguese red with dinner Factoid du jour: Portugal’s principle industries are fishing, tourism, cork and port. Metropolitan Lisbon’s population is about 3 million. Ciao ...

A day of rest, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

A day of rest

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... on a bus and take many pictures and enjoy a day of lovely sight seeing. But seeing as 2 days ago we sightsaw the shit out of Lisbon we felt that we weren’t really missing too much and a day at home would be quite nice. The day started of very lazy, ...

Even cheaper wine..., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Even cheaper wine...

A travel blog entry by mezcnz

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Another bus... Found wine in a litre tetra carton for 0.87c, and the cheapest can of beer for 0.07c! And with water for 0.03 it was an amazingly cheap shop. Went our separate ways the next day, Danielle to Sintra, a fairytale royal residence, and me to ...

North and Central Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

North and Central Portugal

A travel blog entry by jrdow2

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... the next day enjoying the sun and surf in Baleal, a beach just below Pineche before heading down to the biggest city of Portugal - Lisbon. We plan to spend a night here with Claye, then further explore the central coast before heading back to Belem ...

Getting the most out of my Lisbon Card, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Getting the most out of my Lisbon Card

A travel blog entry by tomthedoctor

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... . Housed within the Monastery buildings is the Museum of Archaeology (B+) which contains some interesting pieces from Portugal's history (including Roman) and a very good temporary exhibition about marine archaeology and it's challenges Tower of Belem ...

Galleries and getting around, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Galleries and getting around

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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Earlyish we slipped up to the local bakery with the amazing interiors that I posted two days ago. The streets of the Barrio are clearer in our minds now and we take all the alternative routes, getting there anyway. Last night was noisy, construction ...

To Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal travel blog

To Lisbon

A travel blog entry by moonpig

Today has been a travel day taken up mostly by our two flights and a 5 hour stopover in Madrid. Paolo the owner of the place we are staying is really nice and has spent a few months in Darwin so he has picked up a few Australian expressions which was ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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Lisbon is a town of seven hills just like Rome.  The narrow streets of the Alfama quarter, are thriving with the life of the residents, and the business catering to students and tourists.  It is a real cool place and a must stop. We toured ...

Shorts&Singlets, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Shorts&Singlets

A travel blog entry by gaplyf

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... along the sunny, sunny seaside in which Tom was representing Australia in his stylish, shorts and t-shirt combination , showing Portugal how tanned us Aussies are! We eventuallly came across our planned distenation of Mercardo da Riberia fresh food ...

Jour 7, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Jour 7

A travel blog entry by notreportugal

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... the far side of the monument head bowed in prayer for a few moments. It turns out that the good doctor lived and worked in Lisbon  over 100 years ago, serving only the poor of the city. Such was his reputation that a monument was erected in his ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by beckyhardesty

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... with food tours that we decided to splurge again in Lisbon. Just as before, we learned a ton about the history and culture of Portugal and tasted some iconic and quirky local foods. We were alone on this tour so it was very intimate- sort of like being ...

Eine Nacht in Lissabon und 2 im Nachtzug, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Eine Nacht in Lissabon und 2 im Nachtzug

A travel blog entry by anikaundjulian

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Wir sind von Madrid mit dem Nachtzug nach Lissabon gefahren. Natuerlich hatten wir das Glueck, dass unser Abteil relativ gammlig war. Wir hatten auch keinen Liegewagen, sondern nur Sitze. Aber selbst auf diesen konnten wir hervorragend schlafen und kamen ...

Lisbon did not disappoint!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon did not disappoint!

A travel blog entry by pantseatflyers

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Lisbon, Portugal!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, Portugal!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough

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          On my first day in Lisbon, Portugal, I went on a Semester at Sea sponsored field program called "Lisbon Panoramic." This was basically a general tour of the city, wine tasting, and included lunch. First, we stopped ...

the start of a new life, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

the start of a new life

A travel blog entry by la_maria

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Portugal deel 1... Ok dus hier gaan we,... update,... ( uiteraard gecensureerd) Het begin... er was eens een meisje...  vol verwachtingen dat vliegtuig op,.. een fotoboek in de hand ( en NEE, ik was nog steeds niet in staat het te lezen ), kijkend uit ...

Lisbon, Lisbon,  Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by elijahjatovsky

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... set back, the rest of the day was well-spent getting lost in the small alleyways and old, almost-verticle streets that make up Lisbon. Another highlight was climbing to the top of St. Jorge Castle, which had some of the greatest views I have ever seen. ...

Independente Hostel, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Independente Hostel

A travel blog entry by kdemps

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For those of you who don't know, I spent a lot of time in hostels 6 years ago when i walked the Camino Santiago across northern Spain. So, I was a bit hesitant to try what the NYT calls a "haute hostel." I've only been here a few hours, but I must ...

Lisbon old and new, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon old and new

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... wine for dinner on the way back up the hill. We'd seen a lot and were ready for our rooms in the Barrio. Portugal has a declining population with a radically low birth rate. There are few children in the street and late this afternoon in the Barrio when ...

Music, music, everywhere..., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Music, music, everywhere...

A travel blog entry by steph_444

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... I will have to carry them around with me until November. Old buildings, tram cars, laundry hanging from the windows. Only in Portugal is someone's laundry so picture-worthy. Honestly! The whole area was so slow paced and a world apart from the bustle of ...

The Ridge Walk, Sao Jorge Island, Azores, Portugal travel blog

The Ridge Walk

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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Every time that I've planned to do The Ridge Walk here on Sao Jorge, it's been covered in fog. The ridge is impossible to attempt if it's foggy or windy and being Sao Jorge island, it gets its fair share of fog. But today it was clear so the 3 keen ...

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