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... takes me down to the old town of Sintra.
I don't know that I'd classify it as the "most beautiful village in Europe" but it definitely is unique and definitely has its charm. Rather than your typical castle features, it's dominated by these cone shaped pillars looking kind of like odd giant smokestacks. In front you have an elegant plaza and facade--but in the alleys and the back it's more of a waterstained gray giving it sort of a shabby chic feel.
Still wanting ...
... fishing boats with nets are in harbour. We see many 17th century fortifications in various shades of repair along the coast. Lunch is at Johns recommeded restuarant - Don Marolo - Fresh grilled sardines and salad washed down by Mateus Rose.......yum. After lunch we drive past the most western point of europe enroute to Sintra.
Sintra has a 14th C stone castle built high on a peak above the town In town a mosque was built by the Moors. Taken over by the Portuguese it became ...
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Jerónimos Monastery (1501-1601)
The Monastery is first on the "not-to-miss" sights in the historic Belém area of Lisbon.
... This is the original company and apparently only five of the employees know the recipe. It is a custard tart dusted with cinnamon and sugar.
We are late heading to the restaurant as we crowd around watching the nail-biting live stream of Brazil vs Chile football which goes into extra time and even shoot outs.
We are offered drugs multiple times in the day ...
Upon arrival to Lisbon, having slept for less than 2 hours on our 7-hour flight to Switzerland, and not at all on our TAP Portugal flight, we sought food. Shocked by the city’s sheer beauty, and abundance of hills, we finally found a restaurant that was Spanish, surprisingly. The waiter, however, spoke only Portuguese and upon trying to order the menu in Spanish, he became quite defensive, ...