House4 Bairro Alto
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... we visit a site- good planning.
Tomorrow's tour takes us to the historic town of Sintra and a famous palace. We also will be visiting the western most part of Europe. Our afternoon will be free to wander more of Lisbon and we are attending a dinner and Fado ( famous Portuguese music) show in the evening.
P.S. Today we celebrate our 51st anniversary!!
... some of the tunnels which had missed out on lighting. I had a great
few hours exploring the gardens, sneaking through a gap in a barrier
and down an incomplete tunnel, where I discovered a small newt of
some description, living in the complete darkness. Among the most
impressive features of the place were the the two so called 'wells',
which were actually more like towers, built inside enormous
well-shafts – again, a written description isn't ...
... So I limited myself to the Maritime museum And riding around on the yellow trams and trains.
Unfortunately there were three massive cruise ships in at the time and the classic Panama hat wearing, Hawaiian shirt clad, camera around neck, white sneakers and short socks shod tourist trying to blend inconspicuously into the local scene abounded. As part of my research into why cruise ship sailing is so popular, I sat for an hour at one of the outdoor cafés in a ...
A safe arrival in a foreign country is always a good thing, and arriving well-rested was a bonus for me this morning at Lisboa Airport. The flight was 2 hours late thanks to thunderstorms in Philly that delayed the US departure. But the timing mostly affected passengers with connecting flights. I negotiated passport control, ...
... wood furniture from the 17th century - some really really beautiful pieces.
After that we walked a long way back to our hotel. Later we went back downtown, walked around and finally had our last supper which was the best dinner ever - grilled swordfish and grilled salmon. Yum yum!!!! When we get home, Armando will have to learn how to do this. This is the best fish I've ever eaten!!!