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... are similar to tapas. But in Portugal they’re treated more like appetizers to a meal than little snacks you consume while hanging out at the bar drinking. In fact, there’s really not as much of a bar culture that spills into the streets in Portugal as there is in Spain. Yes, there are bars and cafes that serve booze, but they’re not filled with people idling away the day. And although meal hours tend to be a little later than what I’m used ...
... city Lisbon is, we thought as our funicular rattled back down towards our apartment. The feel of the whole place is just so warm and relaxed, some happy Germans took a picture of our feet for us and a jolly Irish lass made us pretend to push the funicular back up the hill.
The only downside we could think of was that we had to fly into Luton the next day. There surely can’t be a more dispiriting destination on an airport departure board than “London, Luton”. ...
... and his son. Salazar eventually took over and ruled as a dictator until 1968. A close friend of Mussolini and Hitler some called him a Facist. He kept Portugal out of WWII by declaring it neutral and then trading with both the English and Germans in Wofram, a metal used in making tanks. In 1974 there was a revolution which restored democracy called the Carnation Revolution because only 2-4 people were killed and the soldiers ...
... day when the sun came
out. At least the area where our hotel is doesn’t seem as dodgy now as it did
when we checked in!
Plate du jour: Octopus
Beverage du jour: Lovely bottle of Portuguese red with
Factoid du jour: Portugal’s principle industries are
fishing, tourism, cork and port. Metropolitan Lisbon’s population is about 3 million.
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The highlight of our day was finding the Palacete Chafariz S’El Rei Hotel and restaurant!!!! It is a six room hotel built on top of what appears to be ruin on the waterfront street. We had seen the flowers cascading from the top of the abandoned first building the previous night. It would appear that the hotel may exceed our travel budget but ...