Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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Lovely, Lively, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lovely, Lively, Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings

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... , April 5, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal 10:27 Pilot Embarked 11:46 Safely Docked 23:00 Vessel Undocked Lisbon, Portugal According to legend, Ulysses himself established Lisbon. Scholars and less romantically inclined observers argue that Phoenicians sailors ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by texas_ashley

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March 1- March ...

Abrigado, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Abrigado

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

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... the stop closest to our hostel.  Gotta love those free offerings!  In the evening we boarded an overnight train to Lisbon, Portugal.  As we waited at the train station, Scooter and I were both dreading the train ride since we ...

Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... a hop-on-hop-off bus ticket and headed off to Belem, further up the river, the port. Portugal is the oldest independent country in Europe, they say. Lisbon is a city with much built after 1755, when a big earthquake destroyed large parts of the city ...

Couple of days back in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Couple of days back in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by tammyjoe

On saturday, we took the train back to Lisbon where we checked into a hostel. The hostel was a bit mixed the rooms and kitchen were nice, but the bathrooms were a bit grotty! That night we just chilled out and ate. On sunday we went back into central ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by indiajan

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... of Rnr after a full on two weeks in Spain. It was great to catch up with some old friends. And even to stay with one of them... The Portuguese are so friendly... I even got a personal tour of Lisbon and invited to go clubbing with a Brazilian rock ...

[Pics] Lisbon in pictures, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

[Pics] Lisbon in pictures

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

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Portugal, it's a love hate thing..., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Portugal, it's a love hate thing...

A travel blog entry by dukesabroad

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... 't accessible by local transportation so we were kinda stuck on that one. Our streak of unluckiness continued in Portugal as well. Our initial plan saw us leaving Lisbon on the 22rd by night train, and getting into Madrid, spending the night, and taking ...

made to move: autostop naar PORTO, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

made to move: autostop naar PORTO

A travel blog entry by la_maria

UPDATE 2 MADE TO MOVE  autostop van lissabon naar porto geschatte duurtijd: 4u uiteindelijke duurtijd: 9,5u Warme mensen,... tot ze in de auto zitten, achtervolgt door angst die gevoed is door de mass media,... want daar stonden we ( helena en ...

Such a Tart!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Such a Tart!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... all day passes on Trams and as my change was shoved back in my face the tram took of in the wrong direction. Lose lose, Portugal 1, Mark and Holly 0. We quickly got off with our tail between our legs, Holly was less than impressed with my idea but we ...

Living on volcanoes, Sao Miguel Island, Portugal travel blog

Living on volcanoes

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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Volcanic activity in Furnas, the suffocating stench of sulphur. Views of pico, portugual's highest mountain... more to come at a later ...

Part 4 - Lisbon's public transportation, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Part 4 - Lisbon's public transportation

A travel blog entry by mkanamori

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Continuing from part 3, you now realise that Lisbon is a very hilly city. But, one can either suffer the ups and downs by foot (good for keeping fit), or take the "electrico" (tram), which runs quite regularly on most of the routes (except the weekends). ...

Part 6 - Lisbon gastronomy, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Part 6 - Lisbon gastronomy

A travel blog entry by mkanamori

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During our stay in Lisbon, we ate out a couple of times: traditional Portuguese cuisine is quite uncomplicated and being blessed with fish from both the Tagus River and the Atlantic, you would think people would eat a lot of seafood. Indeed, the salty, ...

Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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From Fado...to fishies... to fine soccer players!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

From Fado...to fishies... to fine soccer players!

A travel blog entry by goodygrass

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LISBOA y CASCAIS, PORTUGAL   During my short stint here, I stayed in Lisbon (Lisboa here) but managed a day trip to Cascais, a beach village about 2 hours away.  The weather was perfect!  But the sand was very hot and the water extremely ...

Seville to Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Seville to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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Woke to pack and visit what was described to us as "the mushroom buildings", located in the Plaza de l'Encarnation. They looked like mushrooms, in a way. The sun was out so we went down to the river again and walked along the west bank. Closing towards ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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... two lookouts, including that by Graca. Sky was cloudy but we still had good views the castle, the Christi Rei statue and Lisbon's Golden Gate Bridge. Did a loop down some eastern suburbs to Santa Apolonia, curving around the waterfront to the hostel. Had ...

Portugal, Porto, Lisbon and the Algave, Portugal travel blog

Portugal

A travel blog entry by nathan_and_clem

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... from different monarchies through the centuries. After Lisbon, we cooled off for a night in the Algave, the south coast of Portugal, in a town called Faro. There was nothing spectacular about the town itself, but it did have some great fish. As we ...

Return to Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Return to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

Return to ...

A night at Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

A night at Lisbon

A travel blog entry by bn.trek

Arrrived at Lisbon at around 6pm and off to customs. All was going smoothly until we advised we were staying longer then 3 months and then the questions started. Appartently you require a travel visa for Europe for extended stays. We then got a ...

Getting to know Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Getting to know Lisbon

A travel blog entry by xoxojeana

... meal (I had a cod, potato, onion, egg casserole-type dish), sangria and port wine in between. A bit of history on Lisbon - despite being one of the oldest cities in the world, the majority of Lisbon was rebuilt in 1755 after the massive earthquake wiped ...

Discovering Portugal, Lisbon and Beyond, Portugal travel blog

Discovering Portugal

A travel blog entry by blakes

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... it was quiet and comfortable.  Steve was able to nap a little.  We got through customs fairly quickly in Lisbon, grabbed a taxi and took off for our hotel.  We checked in Tuesday night around 7:30 pm.  What a ...

Sickness and Health, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Sickness and Health

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... a noisy carriage. It was a relief to pull into Lisbon at 08:30 (actually (09:30 for us as we lost an hour entering Portugal). Our travel sagas continued as we caught a bus from the station into town and then a Metro. We then walked up and down ...

RANDOM, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

RANDOM

A travel blog entry by rudeal

... made it very difficult to say goodbye, however, we knew it was time to continue moving around :-( Now we are in Lisboa, Portugal. Florian introduced us to a Portuguese cop from Lisboa so he has been showing us around the city. Very cool to know ...

Looking for Edward Snowden, or

Looking for Edward Snowden, or "Exploring Lisbon"

A travel blog entry by kdemps

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I looked for Edward Snowden today. I just didn't believe the "hiding in Moscow" story. So, first I tried the Lisbon Airport, after I saw someone waiting outside Customs with a "Snowden" sign. Then I tried a coffee shop near my hostel. Not there. ...

Best Laid Plans, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Best Laid Plans

A travel blog entry by kdemps

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... was that I spent the rest of the afternoon having the very best lunch ever! Or at least, the best one in Portugal. The train took me back to Lisbon, where I learned about the national transport strike scheduled for today, the day I was planning to fly to ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by chrisandlindy

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... 've come across, possibly anywhere. Surprisingly the people did not look at all like what most South Africans would associate with as Portugese. Portugal was originally settled by the Celts and only later by the Moors (with a mix in between) and it is the ...

Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Portugal

A travel blog entry by nomadcrane

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... - i think i was hoping for something a little bit more along the lines of shobak or karak. Barring these minor setbacks, however, Lisbon was perfect. Great winding streets that weave their way up and down hills, lots of sun, nice weather, river/ocean and ...

made it to europe, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

made it to europe

A travel blog entry by salkelely

a couple of flights later and i´m on the other side of the world!! visited the castle.... great view, but the actual castle was a bit dissapointing, especailly as it was my first one!!! went to belem to see a world heritage protected monestery ...

Obrigada Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Obrigada Lisbon

A travel blog entry by caitlin_hines

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... and made our way to the train station. Next destination - Porto. As we made our way to the train station, driving through Lisbon for the last time, I thought about my experience. Lisbon has a lot to offer, there's so much history and what I like is that ...

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