Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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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 ...

Lisbon - I'm coming back, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon - I'm coming back

A travel blog entry by kescott

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Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, Portugal

A travel blog entry by schtacky

Lisbon! ...

Part 1 - Lapa Palace Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Part 1 - Lapa Palace Hotel

A travel blog entry by mkanamori

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... partly based on photos, and recalling only monuments to past glory and much dilapidation and poverty. Exactly 33 years later, Lisbon appears to be a much livelier place, although still somewhat "backward" in comparison to Spain or Italy. Membership ...

Em Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Em Lisboa

A travel blog entry by dourado

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... maior segurança a ataques por navios. Principalmente em colônias esse fato era bastante seguido, garantindo a facilidade de trocas com Portugal por estar tão perto do mar e ainda assim, a segurança contra possíveis invasões estrangeiras. Fonte: aula ...

3 Nights in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

3 Nights in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by bn.trek

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... in a lovely 5 star Lisbon Hotel, we have to treat ourselves every now and again when a bargain comes along. We arrived in Lisbon Friday afternoon and worked out the metro system quickly as it was to be our main means of transport around town for the ...

Completion and preparation, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Completion and preparation

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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I read until 4am, Jan having gone to bed early and clocked two hours before the acoustic guitar fiesta exploded into action at 10pm. Talented, excited, enthusiastic and virtually next door. The crowd spilled onto the cobbled street and sang and discussed ...

A day in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

A day in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jayton

... was very impressed with the one in Rio and said that if Portugal was saved from WW2 then he would build a replica.  As Portugal was declared neutral in the war he had it built as a thank you to God. After that we had a walk through a park ...

MISS Maria , Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

MISS Maria

A travel blog entry by la_maria

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... mijn nieuwe vrienden ( en de obers van mijn favoriete “kippekesrestaurantje ;-) --> is er ene voor de insider of my lisbon life) me hier een beetje...Al denk ik dat ze eerst twijfelden of ik slechts een hongerige prostituee was die steeds met ...

It's called Lisboa here, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

It's called Lisboa here

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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Well we made it to Lisbon, Portugal! We had an overnight train and that is always tiring. It's basically like sleeping all night in an airplane seat (upright) but with the lights on and the chance of your stuff getting stolen. Oh, and I must mention how ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

... but it's a great museum. Then we taxied up to the St. Georges castle which has to be the number 1 thing to see in Lisbon, absolutely amazing structure now a ruin but a very well maintained one and you can go right up the top of the castle battlements for ...

Lovely Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lovely Lisbon

A travel blog entry by laorfamily

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Stopping at Lisbon was a pleasure, a beautiful city.  We planned ahead and got one day visas to Portugal, that way we didn't have to spend almost a day stuck in the airport, but walking around and enjoying the city. Myself and the person I was ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by vinoraja

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... front door of the hostel. I checked into the hostel and the people there was great…soo friendly. I was beginning to LOVE Portugal. I set my bags down and changed into a dry t-shirt and decided to grab something to eat. I asked the receptionist ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by deirjohn

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This morning was a slightly later start as we did not leave the hotel until 9am. Believe me that's late. The drive to Portugal was a fairly easy one and there are no boarder formalities, just pass the sign and know you are in another country. On the way ...

Day 2- Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 2- Lisbon

A travel blog entry by awilde

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... 21st century, and that she was a popular, contempary singer. I'd never even heard of Fado before coming to Portugal, yet here I was, gobsmacked at being in the presence of such a superstar! She smiled and walked over to a small ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by brians_trip

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... 1147, Afonso Henriques led Portuguese and Northern European knights and reconquered Castelo de Sao Jorge. Afonso became the first king of Portugal and the capture of Castelo de Sao Jorge is known as the greatest achievement of the 2nd crusade. Being in ...

Travelling Porto to Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Travelling Porto to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by royelinda

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Travelled from Porto to Lisbon, did the hop on hop bus for a view of the sites. 40 degrees. Stayed at Hotel Alif, small rooms, ...

Palm Beach, Portugal - Sintra - April 19, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Palm Beach, Portugal - Sintra - April 19

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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... out to explore the many castles that surround the area.  I must admit that I did something that my bunkmate called a sin in Portugal, I ordered a hamburger!  It was not good!  Big mistake, but I really wanted a burger!  Anyway, after a burger and ...

Faro to Lisbon by bus!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Faro to Lisbon by bus!

A travel blog entry by katemcnair

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... I won about 20,- Bless Elaines heart, she drove me to the gatwick airport at 3:45am where I would set out solo a la Faro, Portugal! The whites were way too good to me! Exsausted, conscious for 48 hours, I stumbled around Faro trying to find my hostel, ...

Visit to Fatima, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Visit to Fatima

A travel blog entry by mamafeathers

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Today we took a bus two hours north of Lisbon to the town of Fatima.  When we got to Lisbon it was socked in with fog just like at home.  We got on our bus and left and most of the way there the area was foggy.  So I napped a little.  ...

Lisboa - Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa - Portugal

A travel blog entry by coolyback

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... it meant a lot to the locals and the performers in this intimate atmosphere. A great way to finish our time in Portugal, a difficult city at times - language and finding your way around but a great experience again. A city where the police cruise ...

The Hills of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

The Hills of Lisbon

A travel blog entry by pjmartin

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... ) and it seemed quite run down (although they have rebuilt it since it was "really run down") but it was on the highest hill in Lisbon (which we also walked up) so it was a beautiful overlook of the city. But let me tell you, our calfs are huge ...

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