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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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... couple of shabby old building built haphazardly on the slopes of a steep hill alongside a river/canal. This is definitely not a luxury suburb.
I find a way through a more modern apartment development to an old yellow fort surrounded by a moat which, of course, I try to explore… Unfortunately, it’s still being used by the military, so that doesn’t work out… Then on up a typical Iberian narrow shopping street winding up the ...
... thought 6pm too early and 8.30pm too late.
FOR THE FOODIES
As I said before, the food is terrific. Have not had a bad meal. What is surprising though is the size of the portions. I usually like to choose a couple of appetizers because the main course is not usually large. This is the first ship that we have been served huge main courses so I have been unable to finish them. I love lamb and have had lamb chops, lamb shank, rack of ...
With the second bar came the second bad decision: all you can drink beer for 10 euros.
At this point I think my social awkwardness came into play and I resorted to downing beer to make things easier. By the time I left I had reached the overly exuberant stage where I was running my mouth, not in a rude way, but in a "I know nothing about this topic but I'm going to do my best not to show it" kind of way.
By the time we got to the seven ...
... around the town and we began to understand how compact the city really is. He showed us parts of the history and the short cuts. No more busses for us!
At the end he left us with a wonderful view of the city on a perfect day. Soon afterwards we found ourselves in the clutches of a lovely little wine/cheese shop for lunch. Sound familiar? A good time was had by all.
That evening we found our way back to the Barria Alto ...
... Bars are the same way! We would have missed them if it wasn't for the rowdy crowd outside - which there end up being because its Halloween- yes it is becoming a popular holiday in Lisbon- I think people just look for a reason to dress up and party!
We stop at a cute little wine bar. Order a plate of cheese and sausage. When it comes it is not exactly what I have in mind. ITs really- chunky cut mild white cheeee and a ...