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We began Lisbon exploration in the Baixa Square. The old city in Lisbon is divided into districts that are divided according to grand squares. Each district has at least one square anchored by a church and water fountain. Usually in a U-shaped or rectangular format each square is surrounded by indoor and outdoor buildings. Two facts to know about Lisbon. First, very narrow streets and cars and pedestrians battle for passage. Second, Lisbon was largely destroyed by the earthquake ...
... Most of the ride north through the Alentejo towards Lisbon
was through what seemed like an almost unpopulated area of cork oak and dehesa
woodland with some olive groves and grazing sheep and cattle. My first
impression of Portugal is that it’s a much less manicured and intensively farmed
country than Spain with a more old-fashioned traditional-looking countryside of
The way into Lisbon was over the Vasco da Gama Bridge, ...
... Similar to Barcelona, Lisbon has these small squares that are lined with shops and restaurants. At one just down the hill from our condo there was a grocery store and we stopped in to grab some water. After poking around a little bit we ended up with a bottle of Lambrusco from Portugal and a loaf of bread, we had a vision of what our night would consist of and the outlook was very bright. We headed back to the condo as the rain was still falling, poured ...
... getting beaten by Argentina in a penalty shoot out, which was really disappointing. I spent 3 days in Lisbon in total. On day 1 I explored the city, went on a really good walking tour, where they took us to really cool out of the way spots, gave us great tips and the guide and a few stragglers went for a great lunch at an unmarked restaurant where we ate and drank ourselves silly for less than €9 each. The guide also has a real interest in street ...
... Castle we dine on olives, olive oil, cheese and bread on our balcony and breathe in the sea air for the last time. It's a melancholy moment, we will miss Portugal and it's people and history. Just one more wonderful place in the world beyond our own front yard.
Off to the airport and a sad goodbye to our little 'Jane' she has served us admirably through 2000 km of driving and we'll have to re-adapt to driving our giant North American ...