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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Continuing with my travels for this year, my next friend to visit was Zach. He was nearing the end of his three month stay in Portugal while his girlfriend was studying abroad there for the semester.
That Friday night, Zach met me at our hostel in Lisbon and took me out to a market-esque food place and we made a beeline for the sangria and seafood. And then ...
... to the Orient by sailing west instead of east.
Buoyed by the success of Diaz, the king rejected what his advisers told him was a more risky quest by Columbus, and Columbus moved next door, chatting up the Catholic monarchs of Spain – Ferdinand and Isabel. Fresh from their final victory over the Moors at Granada, and desperate to gain ground on Portugal in the quest ...
... back from the pool. Showered. Coiffed. Robed in terry and resting before our busy night. We set off at 3 this afternoon. Wouldn’t you know it….we sailed under the Fauxlden Gate Bridge! The cars rolling over the bridge above made for a most interesting sound. We applauded as we went under (well, I DID) as the jazz band played by the pool. The band was quite unexpected and a nice addition to the day.
... example New York City or Atlanta, however Lisbon is a series of winding streets situated on numerous hills, which is characteristic of the moors that took over Lisbon. Instead of building the city of Lisbon on a grid, such as the Romans did, it was built with a series of old winding cobblestone streets. By the mid 1100s the moors were expelled from Lisbon with the help of crusaders that were enlisted ...
Leaving porto wasn't so bad, when the day started in this beautiful train station.
We we travelled along the coast as the train headed south. The beaches on the Atlantic Ocean here are empty, wild and pretty.
Lisbon is gorgeous with it's ...