Travel Blogs from Portugal

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Albufeira, Albufeira, Portugal travel blog

Albufeira

A travel blog entry by alex_merwin

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Only a bus ride away, Portugal was a natural choice for a beach vacation last week. Finishing up school before our 2nd spring holiday, a few friends from my program and I decided to get on the road towards Lagos. We wanted to stop somewhere smaller on ...

Leiria, Leiria, Portugal travel blog

Leiria

A travel blog entry by danielaube

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Nazaré, Alcobaça & Óbidos, Alcobaca, Portugal travel blog

Nazaré, Alcobaça & Óbidos

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... to the monastery. Construction started on the monastery in 1178 and the first monks arrived in 1228. The church is the largest in Portugal and was of a much simpler design that the one in Batalha. At the front of the church, on either side are two ...

Santa Barbara, Serpa, Portugal travel blog

Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by cariverga

Все, что мне хочется написать, меркнет по ...

Peneda Geres National Park, Campo de Geres, Portugal travel blog

Peneda Geres National Park

A travel blog entry by tammyjoe

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Campo de Geres is a beautiful campsite set in the middle of the national park with mountains surrounding it on all sides. Our time there was mixed, to say the least! First the highs. The Park really is stunning, the scenery is incredible, some of the ...

Leave me here! Please !, Porto, Portugal travel blog

Leave me here! Please !

A travel blog entry by didem.timurcin

First day started very traditional : Breakfast by the river with franchesinha, cha and beer. After our visit to the souveniour shop, we headed towards the river cruise. One tip : get a ticket for 1 or 2 days from the sightseeing tours and the city is ...

Estremoz - the marble town!, Estremoz, Portugal travel blog

Estremoz - the marble town!

A travel blog entry by natandy

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... here though... Since the last entry we pretty much hugged the coast and went to about every beach on the southwest coast of Portugal. Have had a few good fun surfs in the last week and starting to feel not so spastic and unfit surfwise! Andy finally ...

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 ...

Port Tours at V.N de Gaia, Porto, Portugal travel blog

Port Tours at V.N de Gaia

A travel blog entry by steph_444

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Ahh, I made it to Portugal finally. Never thought it would come. It´s been a rough few days. My first day I got super sun burnt. Not so fun. Guess that happens after not really getting much sun in the past year and a half at least. I´m paying now. ...

Final de Semana, Lisboa, Portugal travel blog

Final de Semana

A travel blog entry by rseldin

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Olá pessoal (se é que ainda tem alguém lendo isso) seguem algumas fotos do meu final de semana... Ah, o pessoal do hotel deixou um cadeado em cima da minha mala ontem. Legal, nao? Beijos e até a ...

The Beach, Acxadora, Portugal travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by jhalinda

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A cloudy morning but we hit the beach for a stroll. We meet a fisherman who has caught 3 octopus that he will put in his freezer at home. We chat for a long while and he knows broken english. A lovely man. We lunch at the beach ( wine, fish and bread) ...

Chicken Run, Palmela, Portugal travel blog

Chicken Run

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... the end and a interesting day away from the van. We have stayed in some amazing places and the view from the van in Portugal has rarely disappointed, when I get the chance to upload this I hope the pictures that we choose can do the time we have had ...

The Slate Hamlet, Piodoa, Portugal travel blog

The Slate Hamlet

A travel blog entry by bn.trek

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... as I like to refer to it 'The Health Club’). The next blog will be from a beach resort on the Algarve Coast, South Portugal. We are off tomorrow heading to Albufeira which is a 5 hour drive and staying at a Resort for 4 nights. There should be more ...

[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 ...

Velas, Velas, Macedonia travel blog

Velas

A travel blog entry by raistlin22384

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Today was again an interesting day. We went to another remote location that, but this time at least it wasnt a scary drive in the mountains.  It was still a good 20 minutes on a tiny dirt road though.  When we got to location I didnt really ...

Happy New Year @ Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Happy New Year @ Lisbon

A travel blog entry by superzoom

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... on the West side of the city. On this neighbor we can see today impressive old and new monuments dedicated to  Portugal’s history, which will surprise anyone who walks around here. For example, the Monasterio dos Jeronimos (or Gerome’s ...

A holiday from a holiday, Tavira, Portugal travel blog

A holiday from a holiday

A travel blog entry by joelkat

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... were not going to be quite so dreary. The sun was shining, the locals were smiling (as much as people do in Portugal) and the streets were a sensible width apart. We were actually staying in a small off shoot of Tavira called Cabanas Tavira which was ...

Day 3- Lisbon and Evora, Évora, Portugal travel blog

Day 3- Lisbon and Evora

A travel blog entry by awilde

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... into the city to enjoy our final breakfast in Lisbon. This time tomorrow we would be in Evora; the most important town in Portugal during the renaissance period of the 16th century. With our breakfast crumbs on our lips, and coffee foam moustached on our ...

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 ...

Home away from home!, Sagres, Portugal travel blog

Home away from home!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... into Portugal and then hung left almost immediately to avoid ending up on the motorway.  Things were fine apparently until Portugal got in the mire economically but now they have put tolls on all their motorways which is okay...we have done tolls ...

Cascais, Estoril, Portugal travel blog

Cascais

A travel blog entry by jayton

... , but the driver of that bus was a little slower. The Palace is nice but a bit scruffy in parts.  The last Royals of Portugal were shot in the street in 1910 and the place was left to decay.  Now the locals have found heritage is important and ...

Flight to Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Flight to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by royelinda

Emirates flight EK191 Dubai to Lisbon Flew over Saudi Arabia, Egypt. We flew straight over Cairo and saw the Pyramids, (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 ...

Might be beautiful in the sun...., Ponta delgada, Portugal travel blog

Might be beautiful in the sun....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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Today was our first port after 6 days at sea. We are in Ponta Delgada, Azores, off the coast of Portugal. The weather is very overcast, rainy, and misty with a chance of sun. (While maybe not while we’re here). We took a tour to a pineapple ...

Lucky Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lucky Lisbon

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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I love Lisbon! It is sunny and airy and bright, with beaches and lots of healthy people (by healthy people I mean we've seen a lot of bikers and walkers here)! And there are ancient buildings everywhere, with beautiful marble statues and awesome ...

Our first trip to Tavira Beach, Tavira, Portugal travel blog

Our first trip to Tavira Beach

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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It was a week after we arrived in Tavira before we made the first trip to the beach. Not because we didn't want to go there, but our arrival corresponded with storms across Europe that played out here with clouds and rain. We were assured the rain was ...

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 ...

Tin Tin and the Song of the Santorini, Terceira, Portugal travel blog

Tin Tin and the Song of the Santorini

A travel blog entry by horizon_chaser

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oh my god, will this guy ever shut up?  granted, it was novel and even beautiful at first but at hour 5 is a bit annoying especially as i had just drifted off in what had to be one of the most uncomfortable positions i have yet to be in.  the waves ...

Thanks Kate!, Burgau, Portugal travel blog

Thanks Kate!

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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... ; A beautiful new highway, a great sportscar and a dry and sunny day were the perfect ingredients for a roadtrip.  Drivers in Portugal are similar to those in Spain - wannabee Formula 1 drivers.  We were cruising along nicely at 160 kmh and ...

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 ...

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