Travel Blogs from Lisbon, Portugal

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Completion and preparation, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Completion and preparation

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.


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


... 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


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


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


A travel blog entry by vinoraja


... 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


A travel blog entry by deirjohn


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


... 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


A travel blog entry by brians_trip


... 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


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


... 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 ...

Lisbon - what a buzz!!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon - what a buzz!!!

A travel blog entry by maggsgolf123


... on the wrong side of the road!   Our  driver spoke great English and filled us in some history of Portugal and also that the Portuguese were discoverers (taking goods to trade in friendship) and the Spanish were Conquerors (fought to take ...

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

Faro to Lisbon by bus!

A travel blog entry by katemcnair


... 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


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


... 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


... ) 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 ...

Surprise!!!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog


A travel blog entry by natecropp


... on fire, when who should appear, but Curly Headed Neill. Now that the crew was fully assembled, we headed out into the lovely Lisbon night. The omnipotent Lonely Planet told us to go to this great bar on top of one of Lisbons famous hills for a sun ...

Swimming with da fishies, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Swimming with da fishies

A travel blog entry by gaplyf


... to buy, with cork being a hot topic. With three fully packed day trips ahead to Belem, Sintra and Rosio and in hunt of Portugal best Custard tarts (16000 are made in an elusive bakery and are rated as Europes best!) ...

Goodbye Canada, Bonjour  Lisbonne!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Goodbye Canada, Bonjour Lisbonne!

A travel blog entry by notreportugal


Jour 1 Ca y est! Time to go to Portugal. Had fun at the airport with Christine, James & the girls. Then, it was goodbye time, 1st, on site, 2nd, from the corner, 3rd, from another corner after hearing PAPIIIII…MIMIIIIII 7hres + tard. Ns voici a ...

Finding our way around (OMG it's hot), Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Finding our way around (OMG it's hot)

A travel blog entry by notreportugal


Jour 2 Day 2 starts with a tourist Yellow bus tour, so we can figure out where we are. We catch it 2 minutes from here so, perfect! The visit is mostly interesting because we feel the breeze…as usual, I need the breeze…So, we marked our ...

vive le portugal!!!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

vive le portugal!!!

A travel blog entry by jfquebec


Ola tout le monde!! ce sejour au portugal est tellement bien que jai pas le gout de revenir en france ou il fais laitte tout le temps et que toute est cher... ici cest el cheapos mon bigmacometre me disait 4.95€ au lieu de 6.95€ en france... le ...

Landing in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Landing in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger


... aren't heading back for the guaranteed sunshine and warm weather in Costa Rica, we are off on another adventure - starting in Lisbon, Portugal. The flight over was great, it seems to get shorter and shorter each time and we had a beautiful ...

European, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog


A travel blog entry by 50odd

... it within view like in a shower block where we can see into it, or, in Spain the electricity blocks that the caravans use. In Portugal they lock up their boxes so it's not possible to do that here. What we have been doing is going to the bar and ...

In another bar!, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

In another bar!

A travel blog entry by 50odd

... and is very well kept. Having said that, the pitch we have is horrible. We have a theory about the Municipal sites in Portugal, they must keep a certain percentage of the site for tents and other temporary users, but the rest of the site they can let ...

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog


A travel blog entry by lancastersgapyr


We arrived at Lisbon and went to some flea markets it was a bunch of little stores.  And walked around to get to know our surroundings.    The second day we went to the shopping centre, it was so much fun for the first ...

Lisbon – 21st April 2013, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lisbon – 21st April 2013

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr


... Caroline – hope you had a good day. Lots of love Jill and Ivor Mum and Dad Grandma and Grandad X X XX X X Sail Away Lisbon – next stop Southampton Just a couple of photos of the final Sail Away on this long voyage; pleased to say, Sophie, ...

Here in Lisbon.., Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Here in Lisbon..

A travel blog entry by theskinners


... . We have the tiniest hotel room with a tombstone for a bed. The redeeming factor is maize and blue tiles in the bathroom. Lisbon is more hilly than you can imagine. No wonder they have funniculars (public transport that takes you up the hills). We ...

Beizer Journey Part 8: Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Beizer Journey Part 8: Lisbon

A travel blog entry by elijahjatovsky


Late April 1940 The Beizers spent a week or so in Portugal, where Boris remembers his parents being very tense and anxious. At the end of the month they boarded the American export ship, the SS Siboney, for America. This trip was one of the last passenger ...

90 cents of joy, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

90 cents of joy

A travel blog entry by joelkat


Lisbon was our first stop in Portugal and we found it to be a little odd. We arrived in Lisbon at around 10am on a Sunday morning and there was absolutely nothing open or anyone about. We went straight to the hostel to dump our bags so that we could have ...

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