Holiday Inn Express Lisbon Airport
Travel Blogs from Prior Velho
... out with my handbag and rolled my bag. Thank goodness the taxi driver saw it and came yelling up the street and I was able to retrieve it. (It had my treasured iPad in it most importantly!!)..... Had a bit of a wander first as our room wasn't ready yet and had a coffee and custard tart at a famous cafe, A Brasileira. Then we came back and showered and had a wonderful time wandering more. We went up ...
... Rotarians from around the world. The convention started with a parade of flags. This features the 180 nations from around the world. I have captured the presentation of the flag of the United States in one of the photos. The parade of flags was themed to the music of the Olympic fanfare. It was impressive to see each country announced and hear the representatives from their country cheer. I would ...
... Nikon up there especially when we turned a corner in the castle and found the stunning peacocks walking the grounds. On such a perfect sunny day we were given a great view of the first city we visited in this trip and that will not be forgotten. On our last day we took the metro 30mins out of the core to a very modern part of Lisbon. The architecture was phenomenal from the sculptors on the street, to the structurally beautiful buildings and the main bridge. We visited ...
... square. I know, I know; with all the wonderful food on offer in Portugal, how could I go for a curry? Sometimes I just can’t resist the temptation. It was a very good curry at a more than reasonable price, the only ‘fly’ in the ointment was that there were some wasps who were intent on sharing it with me (who knew wasps liked curry?). Of course, I have an irrational fear of wasps – well, actually, it’s not that irrational as they ...
... I keep badgering her and she asked if I was an INTA major. Before visiting site though we had a legendary Pastel de Nata at Pastelaria de Belem - the recipe has been kept secret and passed down through the family for 175 years! They sell about 2500 of them a day, and the place is always packed.
The first site was Jeronimos Monastery, which was beautiful. The style of the place is manueline, named after King Manuel. Features of the style include ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed