Hotel Borges Chiado
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This was the perfect location. A 2 min walk from the subway, tram and right in the heart of the action. I'd go back in a heart beat.
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... without being shown a menu and lasso'd into a restaurant. This was really intimidating at first, but I soon got it figured out and realized it was part of the feel of the city. I had lunch in a sidewalk cafe where I spent an hour watching people and journaling, then I took off on a walk to discover the city. I found main tourist areas as well as non-tourist areas. Some of the streets were so narrow they could barely fit 3 people walking shoulder to shoulder. I ...
... the museums we planned to visit so after about 2 miles we hopped on a bus using our Lisboa Cards which gave us discounts on museums and free transportation. The first place we went in Belem was the coach museum which was a fascinating collection of the most elaborate coaches you can imagine. They were mostly ceremonial coaches for the kings and queens of Portugal and those folks knew how to ride in grand style! For once there were good explanations. Next stop was lunch at a ...
... While the Portuguese have no golden area to look back to in their national soccer, they do have one to look back to in the team of Lisbon: Benfica. Fifty two years ago, after a decade of success, the coach of Benfica rightfully asked for a raise but it was rudely rejected and he was forced to leave the club. He then mentioned that for a hundred years Benfica would not win any more championships, and after arriving ...
We stopped for lunch and sampled our first Super Bock. The house next door had a great tile picture of all of Sintra with its various palaces.
... dinner. We wandered and settled in a bar with a great couch-like stone-walled snug for two, the music is techno to reggae, all in a groove. Pastis for Jan and Jamiesons for me has us relaxed, chatting and enjoying the filling place.
Home to cook and do other domestics in a great flat. Common snook, the sergeant fish, and leek, ginger and carrot with celeriac and parsley. The neighbourhood cranked up, but double glazing and being on the first floor muffled the growing ...