Altis Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
Our last night in Europe before heading home. We flew in to Lisbon from Basel and arrived around 3pm - plenty of time to wander the streets, grab some delicious Indian food, and drink some beer. We leave at 5am tomorrow morning with layovers in Amsterdam and Atlanta. Let's hope all goes well...
Saying goodbye to our ultra-cute French winemaking host we set off towards Spain. Out first Spanish experience was to be San Sebastian. With a lot of hype around it, the rainy weather made us a little put off. Luckily, a day walking through the old town, sampling Pintxos and Sangria quickly changed our tune. As the sun shined on the second afternoon the whole town came alive with a far different feel ...
... become very exhausted. Thankfully there are a ton of win bars to duck into to take a load off and give your feet a rest. I consider myself to be someone who is "in shape" but this place wore me out in a hurry.
a Little history of Se Cathedral:
In around 1150, three years after Alfonso Henriques recaptured Lisbon from the Moors, he built a cathedral for the first bishop of Lisbon. The English crusader ...
... vegan friendly restaurant, called the Green Room. The food was amazing. The guy who runs it is Irish, and we ended up seeing some of his relatives there for a Hen do. Then we sat along the Tagus river, where I was super classy and drank wine from a water bottle! The wine was quite delicious, red with a hint of cherry. After more wandering, we collected our bags, and then headed to the airport for home.
... making plans for tomorrow. Eduardo has a pretty lavish idea for us and we are trying to figure out how to make it work.
I am falling asleep as I write this. We are five or six hours ahead of you right now. Goodnight.
Next stop: Trip right outside Lisbon.
# of flights: 2
# of new bees: 6 John had a Super Bock at lunch. It is from the city of Porto, Portugal where our host Eduardo is from.
# of cities: 12
# of countries: 4
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility