Hotel Alif Avenidas
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... is a not very good copy of the Arc de Triomph in Paris). *Fun fact, did you know there are hundreds of Arc de Triomphs in the world? Not all a copy of the most famous one in Paris, but just lots of big 'Triumph Arches'* Other things we learnt on the tour was the history of Portugal, how it was once immensly rich due to its worldy discoveries but is now very poor, about how it is technically the oldest country in Europe ...
We rolled into lisbon really early in the morning. the sun was just starting to make itself known through the buildings we passed. I had only gotten about 4 hours of sleep but i had a coffe con leche in the breakfast car so that would have to do. we gathered our things and headed for the metro station that was just downstairs. I was still pretty groggy when we checked into our hotel room. The hallway leading to the room was dazzling. It was wide enough to fit a car through and ...
... just outside (follow the signs to the washroom but head to the shops nearby instead). For some, they have handfuls of candles, but given the amount of space for candles, I think 1 will do the job. After lighting a candle, you'll see a structure made of glass on the same side. This is the Church of Apparitions, the spot where Mary appeared. It certainly wasn't quite what I pictured, as I had a literal picture of a grotto and rocks. ...
... between two hills, basically between our two previous walks through Bairro Alto/Chiado and the Alfama. It is a series of pedestrian-only streets that slope gently upward from the waterfront to our hotel. So we strolled the Baixa, noting churches hidden amongst store fronts right to the front door of our hotel.
Then it was time to head out to dinner with our new friends from LA. The meal itself was great, as was ...
Castle of São Jorge, we save this for our last stop in Lisbon because this is the perfect place to enjoy sunset. The cobblestone street near the Castle ground is narrow and ascending steeply. It passes the ancient quarters of this town where time seems to stay still. Fado, Portuguese melancholic singing, from patio restaurants, can be heard softly as we drive slowly with the windows down. The houses in the ...
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