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I met 3 Chinese women from NYC at the hotel and we walked all day long seeing all, and I mean, all the sites. Not enough room for all my photos..The Chapel Of The Bones was probably the most weird and interesting. Tonight I am in a hostel and luckily no one else is in the room, yeah! Tomorrow I head down to Lagos...train, bus and metro. I am getting to be a pro at the Lisbon metro system. It is really nice and clean and easy. It was 90 degrees here ...
Our last day in Portugal was spending time with the Fergusons and the Morenos having a lunch of the Brazilian national dish - the feijoada, just google it. It was really good bonding time for our families. It was jump at like the christening feast - long table with plenty of food and wine.
Our time in Portugal is coming to an end and we will miss Maria's family.
... pretty tasty too. I was still a bit hungry, and wanted to order more but was afraid it was too much. The waitress offered to see if they could sell me half order of another local dish. And they did. I had black pork. I was expecting the pork to be black, like almost cured like. But I think in the end they were going for some kind of blackened seasoning. It was super tasty. No necessarily spicy, but good. After they gave me some typical Portuguese ...
... dark past during the Spanish Civil War. Over 4000 supporters of the Republican cause being murdered by the Nationalist Army and Moroccan irregulars. It's acknowledged as the beginning of a very bloody part of Spanish history.
So far this trip has been a continuation of sightseeing, eating and drinking. That night I had a risotto with cubed liver on top - absolutely soft and delicious ...
... a common occurrence and found it all quite amusing. Hippies aside, the sites were indeed very impressive giving a real tangible connection to the past with their carved stones, mysterious function and fantastic views. The last site was the largest Neolithic burial site in Europe, which was only discovered in the 1960s after a local resident dynamited a particularly large and flat granite cap stone that he thought looked like some good building material. ...
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