Hotel Dom Afonso Henriques
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Banquet room
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and day trips to Sintra and Cascais
The bumpy train ride from Porto to Lisbon showed us the Portuguese countryside in the rain. Vineyards and olive groves grew between rows of buildings and some shells of forgotten structures.
Lisbon's massive Oriente Train Station almost slipped by me due to lack of signage …
Having never been to Portugal, it had been on my list for a while, and after toying between a sunshine holiday in the Algarve, or a cultural experience in Lisbon I went for the latter, joining my mum and sister for our third long weekend holiday of the year to the Portuguese capital.
Unfortunately the weather for the weekend we chose wasn' …
... 8230; I even happen on an archaeological dig—right smack in the middle of the road.
I pack up the next day… it’s time for me to head on my way. I grab another ferry to explore yet another couple suburbs across the bay. But afterwards, I feel Lisbon pulling me back like a magnet… I still need to revisit that flag park and get a closer look at the aqueduct across town… So I decide to stay on yet another ...
The port arrival was set for 3 pm. That turned out to be about 3.45 by the time we disembarked and we were due to pull out by 9.30. Once we got onto the dock we came across a guy offering a tuk tuk tour of the city for 45 euro, so we took him up on the deal and set off for almost two hours visiting all the major sites. It was well worth it and we saw much more than would have been possible ...
... in touch with ourselves without the interruption of phones, media and the daily pressures of life. Also, we are walking this together, so it will be an opportunity to spend long hours talking, dreaming and planning the next phase of our lives. In addition, there is no better way to commune with the Creator than walking through a beautiful country and enjoying the natural world.
I hope this helps to explain our motivation, obviously there are some other very ...