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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Lisbon’s Museu de Arte Antiga it just means old art, that from before about
1800. The Museu do Chiado covers Portuguese art from about 1800 onwards and
also has some exhibition space for contemporary art exhibitions. Both are
located outside the city center in buildings that could easily be missed if you
weren’t specifically looking for them, quite unlike national art collections in
very prominent places in other major ...
... were a filo pastry tart with a custard filling which had been scorched on top & they were delicious! Seeing as it was so warm we found a nice little restaurant to sit outside & have dinner. We caught a taxi back to the hotel & you'd think this would be a safe thing to do but apparently not! Our driver was going up to 100kms in the middle of town as well as the wrong side of the road, and stopping to ask for directions twice, before eventually making it back our hotel ...
... were incredible. We took the bus back down, thank goodness.
The next day the public system was operating again, but it was also our day of departure. The Alfama Hostel is affiliated with two other hostels in Lisbon, so we packed our bags, said goodbye, walked down, down, down to the waterfront and over to the Sunset Hostel, where we left our bags for free. Joana, our awesome hostel receptionist at Alfama recommended that we go to Belem (a far-off Lisbon ...
... because it was a spectacular sunny day and there are some cool looking old forts up on the low bluffs there. At at the mouth of the Douro River there are lots of picturesque fishing boats and Tiago showed us a shady overhang where the fisherman can repair their nets. We then drove around the old part of Porto and Tiago dropped us off right by the restaurant where we had eaten dinner the night before so we could check out the old side by side churches with amazing tile facades ...
... that I hate walking up extreme inclines, just incase someone hadn’t quite caught on to that yet. On a random note, I don’t actually believe Lisbon has 7 Hills, no siree. This city was obviously built on a mountain range, with the Portuguese serving as sirens to lure unsuspecting travelers into their midst so that the travelers may die from heart attacks while attempting to ascend and descend these numerous “hills.” There must be a thousand ...