Hotel Gat Rossio
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Tidig morgon, men förvånansvärt bra flygresa, mycket utrymme för benen och weinerbröd till kaffet;-)
Vi har hunnit med en fiskrestaurang, Castelo Sao Jorge och katedralen Sé de Lisboa. Nu vilar vi lite på hotellrummet i väntan på kvällen:-)
ps. ca 16-17 grader
... we rotated our clothing in the room and got things ready to go. While we were switching clothes out on the windowsill, there was an orange tabby cat on the balcony across from our room that wanted to talk obviously, since he kept chirping at our window. Logan held a conversation with him for a while before we finally had a plan
forward for the day.
Logan told me we weren't hiking but would be doing walking so I wore my sandals, packed by suit and ...
... taxi back home for $10...I love Portugal! My most impressive nature observation: the storks here. I have seen hundreds of them. They are huge, with black and white beaks. They migrate from North Africa, and nest here, raising their young. The nests are about the size of a dining room table, and look man-made because they are so geometically perfect. 2 funny anecdotes: 1) Dawn and I were in a church and I got severely repromanded by a Dutch tour guide for taking a photo (I did ...
... for 2 minutes, but it was much easier than walking!
As it was now mid afternoon, and with heavier drizzle becoming more prevalent, we decided to go walking around the city, before Conor discovered a Foot Locker shop that was actually open on a Sunday. Typically, Conor spent 25 minutes looking at things, none of which he actually bought, and decided it was time to leave. Conor has still not bought a pair of shoes this holiday, which is a miracle ...
The Convention finished up yesterday and closing ceremony was fantastic with an outstanding final speech by Sakuji Tanaka of his year as R I President. A truly outstanding man of peace and humility.
The entertainment was again great which left everyone on a high and ready to move on to Sydney next ...