Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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conquering castles, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

conquering castles

A travel blog entry by gaplyf

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Today We made our way off to the woodland town of Sintra. A day trip well worth it. The town itself was on the side of a hill surrounded by woodlands and castles. After a quick decision We decided to visit Sintra's national palace and Moorish ...

Fado Through My Window, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Fado Through My Window

A travel blog entry by eriklang

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... money to spend on an in-depth tour of Iberia, I beat a hasty retreat for Spain's cheaper coastal neighbor, Portugal. Buying an overnight ticket to Lisbon was straightforward, and involved a half-hour wait at Atocha Station, which was the site of the worst ...

Worst Travel Day EVER!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Worst Travel Day EVER!

A travel blog entry by john.babinec

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After spending a relaxing week by the beach in Southern Portugal, it was now time move on to my next destination. But getting there proved to be quite a challenge. Everything was going well. I was enjoying a nice ride on the high-speed train to Lisbon ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jaywehrs

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... or an idea of what attractions may lie. Upon arrival I jump off the train, give the day a big stretch and a yawn. I give Portugal a big inhale and exhale and it smells like the ocean. I look around and across the street, sure enough there is the bay over ...

Lisboa - Day 1 and 2, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa - Day 1 and 2

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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... very nice even though they pack people onto their flights.  I'm not complaining!  My flight was only 40 euro! I arrived in Lisbon, Portugal around 4:15 PM to a bright and sunny day!  After stopping by the tourist information center and buying my ...

Portugal!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Portugal!

A travel blog entry by johnny322

I just got back from Portugal. It's such a beautiful country, people are nicer than in Spain too! First, some pictures of Lisbon. View from the Castelo São Jorge, crazy huh?! Here's one of the bars we ...

Bit Chilly, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Bit Chilly

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Pensao Monumental Lisbon ...

Getting Lost in a Moorish Maze, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Getting Lost in a Moorish Maze

A travel blog entry by jennyandtom

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... french fries.  Dessert was rice pudding for Tom, and chocolate mousse for me.  This was the only subpar meal we had in Portugal, the pork was over cooked and the mousse had been sitting for so long it was more skin than mousse.  We also ran ...

Portucool, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Portucool

A travel blog entry by neason

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... to the old castle. all that was left of the castle was the huge walls which you could walk all over the top of (portugal obviously has different safety standards to australia!) the gardens were beautiful and had amazing views over the city. there was the ...

Exploration in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Exploration in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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... in the upper part of the city and found a nice little restaurant to eat and listen to Fado, a popular music genre in Portugal, which I would describe as lounge music blues. The crew booked me, Stee and my grandmother into a hotel and then the yacht ...

Portugal 2005, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Portugal 2005

A travel blog entry by paraguayeric

visited with some spanish ...

Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa

A travel blog entry by bertaloon

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... As the title of the journal entry implies, I wrote it after the fact. I didnt do any writing in Lisbon. (oops.) I listed the entry as the 19th because that was the actual date that we went. Switzerland -> Portugal -> Spain. Just like that. Im out! ...

Day  14, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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This was our last academic day. It was another loosely paced day with a late start, so I slept a little later and still got up early to write. Christina was our guide again, and we visited two museums, each with a short tour and some free time to wander. ...

first steps!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

first steps!!

A travel blog entry by abacaxirlanda

... me that i wasnt going to board the flight without buying a return ticket. With the prospect of my year away quickly turning into a Lisbon weekend break I went in search of someone who wasnt relishing my bad luck! i found a real helpful guy(her superior) ...

Lisbon Day 1 - Alfama + city streets, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon Day 1 - Alfama + city streets

A travel blog entry by kescott

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Tejo, Fados and massive earthquakes...., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Tejo, Fados and massive earthquakes....

A travel blog entry by jamangie

... a euro or a cigarrette out of anyone that passes by...... but there are way less junkies around compared to when i lived in Lisbon about 10 years ago...... in Belem, we ate as many pasteis de nata as we could..... gorged ourselves..... they're insanely ...

Valerie and Savannah arrive in LIsbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Valerie and Savannah arrive in LIsbon

A travel blog entry by sg2oo3

... it to lisboa we look for a hostel end up meeting another Evergreen boy in a tiny little hostel in the middle of no where portugal it´s late at night all hostels are full but he let´s us leave our stuff there and then come out and party ...

Lisboa - Day 3, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa - Day 3

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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... out with two guys from my hostel to Alicorista where my favorite waiter recommended and excellent cod dish, which is a staple in Portugal.  After filling up on a wonderful Portuguese meal we headed back to the hostel to meet up with some friends to check ...

First Day At Sea, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

First Day At Sea

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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... on the ship. The majority of those are as follows: 1503 total passengers from 31 different countries. Leading was Brazil with 747. Portugal - 310. USA - 181. United Kingdom - 169. Germany - 135. Those were the main numbers and we were quite surprised at ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by yhuang82

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... the need to have ice cream/gelato/helado or whatever every single day! Anyway, you don't really hear about people traveling to Lisbon too often, but i actually think it's actually quite a nice place to visit.  Just like any other european city, ...

Lisbon, portugal excursion, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon, portugal excursion

A travel blog entry by mestdag2

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Hey there, We pick up this blog from the humble city of Lisbon, Portugal.  I say humble because the Portuguese people are probably the most laid back, non-confrontational race of people I have ever been exposed to.  In Rome, you have to fight ...

Loving Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Loving Lisbon

A travel blog entry by gracielastanley

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... Lisbon that was rebuilt after the quake. But this quake among other things sent Porgual into economic obscurity. Interestingly, today, Portugal is one of Europe's poorest countries. Since its inception into the European Union in 1986 it has climbed the ...

Departure Day, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Departure Day

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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This is it. The Day has come. We are now ready to start our adventure. Last days have been crazy packing and trying to think about everything that we might be missing. It has been difficult to sleep. We are anxious. We manage to pack our bags with very ...

AHH le portugal ben meilleur que lespagne!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

AHH le portugal ben meilleur que lespagne!!

A travel blog entry by jfquebec

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ok avant de decaliner de pamplona je devais prendre mes billets de train  pour lisbonne!! tout content mais je devais attendre 7h30 avant mon train pour aller a Vitoria un petit village pour changer de ligne de train. donc apres avoir dormi au ...

back to sightseeing!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

back to sightseeing!

A travel blog entry by emilita

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i kept myself busy again in lisbon, a city with alot of charm. the castle gave me a good perspective of the hills, but my favourite places were the big square at the heart of the city and the trendy suburb of belem, where i saw an amazing monastery, plus ...

Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal travel blog

Lisboa

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

cool capital, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

cool capital

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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a chilled out capital for the weekend clown schools, live music abound, old school record shops, famous custard tarts, a mansion as a hostel, i could be here a while. . . ...

Partida para umas ferias merecidas e aventureiras, Lisboa, Portugal travel blog

Partida para umas ferias merecidas e aventureiras

A travel blog entry by nfasl

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5.06.2006 - 1º Voo - O Baptismo de Voo Não correu mal, até gostei da sensação. Das poucas coisas a reclamar, só a turbulência dos poços de ar, que me fizeram enjoar um pouco. Consegui felizmente tirar fotos aéreas de Lisboa, mas ...

Under constructionnnnn..., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Under constructionnnnn...

A travel blog entry by dionne07

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... had a recio (i don't know how to spell it) but the little pastries that Aunty Cody makes. Anyways they are not very good in PORTUGAL, as I thought they would be, the pastry is very chrispy and the inside isn't very tasty. They then dropped me back to the ...

Where has all the dirty laundry gone?, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Where has all the dirty laundry gone?

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

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     The Lisbon HI seemed oddly institutional.  I hadn't any desire to linger there.  So, I wandered on down Avenida de Libertad.  I walked down and down and then over for quite some time.  A park presented itself ...

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