Fortaleza do Guincho
Travel Blogs from Cascais
... the huge hole of debt Portugal has dug itself into, this scene looks downright disturbing.
At the top of the hill is a a shopping mall and a large park (which also looks pricey to maintain). It's called the Poet's Park, and this one I must say I do enjoy it despite its extravangance. The scuptures are pretty cool--there's one of a giant man's head and two women sitting in the brain. I'm doing a video clip of that one, dedicating it to several of ...
... followed by another trip up to Sintra, where we went through the Quinta da Regaleira Palace and gardens. Amazing place! Took the scenic route back home, and had a night in, in preparation for a trip into Lisbon tomorrow.
Apologies for all the photos, but it's hard to decide which ones not to put up! They're also a bit mixed up in order, so sorry about that!, Hope all is well back home. Love to all, Allan and Carol. ...
... buildings have been replaced with a Palace
that is now a hotel. The guard path is open to visitors to have a look, so I
followed it around. I came to a corner with lawn and palm trees and no one else
around, so I sat and read my book for a while. This was just beautiful.
Heading back alone the coast I continued to
find a nice spots to stop for a while and read and then move on to another spot
... Munich). I've posted photos of my favourite coaches from today. At this point my back and feet were so sore I decided to get back to the hostel to rest before heading out again (Castelo San Jorge up on the hill is open til 9pm). But once I'd sat down there was no getting back up again! That evening the hostel provided free sangria in the common area. --> Meet Luis from Brazil. He and I seemed to be the only solo travellers so I started up ...
... been fobbed off with a treat and told to guard the home.
"There must be some kind of way out of here"
We have returned to the coast, a pleasant port and marina called Cascais that doubles up as a wealthy dormitory town for Lisboa. The campsite is behind sand dunes about 800m from the sea as the crow flies. Our "andar" to the beach takes us through a nature reserve. The walk is along timber boarding that protects the sand dunes and the plants. ...