Hotel Dom Sancho I
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- Continental Breakfast
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Room service
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... the Atlantic ocean.
It is one of those magical moments of wandering when you can just disconnect from everything and immerse yourself in that moment, that place... an moment you will treasure for the rest of your life. And luckily I had the foresight to have a guitar on hand that I can whip out and dedicate a concert to the magnificent place and time.
Finally it's time for me to come back down from my mountaintop experience, and back to the real world. I find a ...
... similar to Paellas in Spain and some other seafood dishes in Portugal. I found a small place a few blocks inland from the waterfront that did a single portion for 9 Euros, a price so reasonable I felt some concern about how good it was going to be. Anyway, it came in a medium size pot and was oen of the best dishes I had in Portugal - a garlic, onion, and tomato broth with huge chunks of the four traditional fishes (conger eel, skate, cacon/dogfish (a small shark), and ...
An intriguing Country with a fascinating history. Lisbon was completely rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake and following tsunami. Currently they are preserving their history and reflects in regulations of any building renovations. Numerous shops have glass floors which shows excavation sites of the previous civilizations over the centuries from Islamic Moors, Romans and then pre-earthquake. After the earthquake they just rebuilt a new city over ...
... the cool Dragon Square at Martim Moniz. I then spent ages looking for the train station and platform (thanks to the restructuring works taking place) and just about got onto the train to Porto as it was about to leave (another recurring event - near-misses with public transport) which i had to buy first-class because it was full. I met Anna on the train (coincidentally as we were meant to meet directly in Porto), and went onward to my next ...
... br> We head out and start walking. Up the hill from us is the Castello Sao Jorge and we will see it today - if we can find our way! Talk about a warren! Streets, stairs, paths and alleys, all occupied, busy and bustling, but not crowded. It is an experience I will not forget! We weren't actually lost (yet!) but kept working up hill and looking at sites as we went. The site of the Moors where the castle is built gives a commanding view of the city ...