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... the Atlantic ocean.
It is one of those magical moments of wandering when you can just disconnect from everything and immerse yourself in that moment, that place... an moment you will treasure for the rest of your life. And luckily I had the foresight to have a guitar on hand that I can whip out and dedicate a concert to the magnificent place and time.
Finally it's time for me to come back down from my mountaintop experience, and back to the real world. I find a ...
... been built up where we ended up) Anyway the sad story is that at 930:PM the hour wait for a table was a touch daunting so we headed down the hill ever so slightly to a place Mikki had read about.
Now a friend told me to have a Portuguese steak - and a Portuguese steak we did have - with salad and oh did I mention the abundant amount of Portuguese red wine as well? What a feast! Thanks Will for the tip on the steak.
The it was a leisurely stroll to the Aeropoto Bus stop, ...
... damaged much of the city and many buildings had to be rebuilt.
We saw a large statue of the Marque de Pombal – it is what divides modern and old Lisbon from each other. We passed Elegant Boulevard and saw where the wealthy, pseudo-wealthy,
and keeping-up-with-the-Jones’ shop at their expensive, chic shops. The area had some really beautiful sidewalks with geometric mosaics and not a lick of gum.
We went back to ...
Lisbon, Portugal. We arrived in the evening and were collected at the airport by the charming Antonio who gave us a free tour of the city sights on the way to our accommodation. We stayed in the Baixa area - lots of restaurants, near the river, music, tiny narrow streets and utterly amazing. We walked each and every one of ...
... with ferns and hydrangeas. Higher up, huge moss covered boulders the size of cars scattered across the landscape. Here we reached the fortification of Castelo Mouros, we walked almost the entire circumference on the wall from rampert to rampart Only occasionally the mist rolled out long enough for us to get a glimpse of Sintra deep down in the valley below us.
3rd Stop, Pena Palace