Travel Blogs from Portugal

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Braga and Gêres, Braga, Portugal travel blog

Braga and Gêres

A travel blog entry by jamangie

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Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... was frequented mostly by locals. The concert was performed by a famous Fado singer. Fado is the traditional style of music of Portugal. I couldn’t understand the lyrics, but it has mostly a melancholic sound. A few of the songs were more upbeat, ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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... tourist attractions in Lisbon but I found walking the streets and looking at the tile work and building colours the most entertaining. Portugal has been a great place to start the second leg. Well the tables have turned. We are so jealous of hearing ...

blablaca-razy!!, Coimbra, Portugal travel blog

blablaca-razy!!

A travel blog entry by amandane

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... of our hostel. The following morning commenced with complimentary continental breakfast served downstairs in the kitchen. The time difference with Portugal and Australia is 8hrs and, with it being a Saturday night back home, a few mates were having some ...

First night alone in Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

First night alone in Lisboa

A travel blog entry by sg2oo3

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... beach and figure I´ll try to hitch outta the town tomorrow.      Everybody keeps to them self in portugal besides the random kissy sounds no one acctually ever tries to talk it´s the opposite of Seattle where you just want to ...

My Favourite Things About Faro, Faro, Portugal travel blog

My Favourite Things About Faro

A travel blog entry by gouldfish

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... thought.  The people were also amazing.  Many of which were slightly offended that it was my first time visiting Portugal, but I reassured them that given the opportunity, I would return.  The hotel was fabulous, in the evenings when it ...

Lions in the Monastery, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lions in the Monastery

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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Vasco da Gama discovered the way to India for the Portuguese and forged strong trade links. The monastery of St Jerome was built and financed by pepper money. The Dutch (who belonged to Spain at the time) still use the phrase "zo duur als peper", "as ...

Day 16: Back on the ship, The Atlantic Ocean, Portugal travel blog

Day 16: Back on the ship

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

... interesting to see history from the point of view of a country that had been around for it - it was clear that Portugal's colonial history still drove the country's culture and national pride, of which there was a considerable amount. The Portuguese are ...

Trek back from Praia Grande Portugal to Seville Sp, Tavira, Portugal travel blog

Trek back from Praia Grande Portugal to Seville Sp

A travel blog entry by nigeljbennett

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We left Ralf and "The Lodge" at Praia Grande and headed back to Seville.  We wanted to head south to the Algarve and then head inland to Seville.  The weather was looking bad and the forecast even worst.  We headed off for Sintra and then ...

Day(s) at the Beach, Obidos, Portugal travel blog

Day(s) at the Beach

A travel blog entry by croxandlilt

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The next day we picked up our rental car and headed for the coast. We stopped off at the Casa de Ribeira winery for our best visit to a winery yet – a terrific friendly host, a 400+ year old building, a great selection of local snacks for lunch ...

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