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... street, and for 7 euros we had a 3-course dinner with wine. I had the traditional cod dish, which was superb.
We grocery shopped and made spaghetti the traditional Portuguese way with more tomatoes - like spicy diced tomatoes.
Once again, the bread in Portugal is unbelievably tasty. I now think they outdo the French. The beer in Portugal is also great!
I saw the Big Milk bar in Porto, but finally tried it in Lisbon. It's kind of like an ice ...
... The Azulejo Museum, the Aquaduto das Aguas Livre and ride the famed Tram 28. Tram 28 is a historic tram known for the pick-pockets who ply their trade on it.
... disappeared overnight, the social elite remained removed from the burden of what the rest of society had to bear. This perpetual stark separation of society is where is where I began and hope to conclude an idea of how this mentality will remain into the future for Portuguese culture.
My story begins one evening in an oyster bar in an ordinary square in Lisbon. I thought I'd try out a different place that seemed more modern and ...
Belem sits at the mouth of the Tagus River and this is where many ships sailed away from to discover the trade routes. It is Portugal's former maritime glory and where we went today to see the Monument to the Discoveries. This massive (170 ft. high) angular monument was built in 1960 to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator. It commemorates the mariners, royal patrons and all those who participated in Portugal's Age ...
Sunday, Oct 13
We departed JFK for LIS at 10:05 p.m. James, Cady, and Gibran dropped us at the airport, as it turned out, 2 hours earlier than necessary.
Monday, Oct 14
The 7 hour flight to Madrid--for connecting flight to Lisbon--arrived 2 p.m. Madrid is a large airport, and we found it not particularly easy to navigate. Immigration and customs inspections were perfunctory. We settled in to wait for 2 hours. Unfortunately, our ...