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We travelled to Lisbon in the afternoon on a 2 hour flight. Looks to be quite nice!
Aug. 6 - we were one our own today so just did some walking around, and damn! We found a wine store!
Aug. 7 - we had a city tour today that took us all over, ending up in the old town area where we had free time to wander around. Beginning to think I liked Barcelona better!
... become a bit complacent!
And so it wasn't until 6.30pm that we called Jorge to meet us to open up the unit at Peniche where we would stay for the next few days.
The unit was cute and overlooking the ocean which would be home for the next 3 days. Sadly the bathroom was only a slightly bigger shoebox than that of Iceland and the lack of a shower head meant the water splashed all over the plastic curtain and then onto the floor.
The toilet was almost ...
... alley (dark, mysterious and hidden). Additionally (it gets better), whoever is familiar with Sirius Black's house will appreciate this... I was shown two Catholic Churches next to each other. Now it's been the law for centuries that no two Catholic Churches are allowed to touch. In actual fact they weren't, there was a long skinny house between them. Now, Sirius Black's house is not visible to muggles and is a long, skinny, mysterious house. Yep. I was mind ...
... the castle grounds). After the castle exploration we wandered through the streets of the Alfama and eventually made it back down the the river just in time for a short but very vigorous rain shower. Good thing we packed our ponchos as Craig's umbrella immediately disintegrated upon its very first opening!
We eventually make our way over to the Praca do Comercio dominated by the Arch of Triumph and headed back towards the hostel by walking up Rua Augusta ...
... towers in the park I heard a little girl beside me say "This is so much better than that time we went to Disneyland"!! You know it must be a pretty special place when you hear that. The majority of the features here were built in the early 1900's and has been owned over the years by a series of increasingly wealthy private citizens. The huge wells and spiral staircases, stepping stones across lakes and under bridges, the underground tunnels, some ...