SANA Capitol Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSANA Capitol Hotel Lisbon
Very slow lifts but great breakfasts
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We began Lisbon exploration in the Baixa Square. The old city in Lisbon is divided into districts that are divided according to grand squares. Each district has at least one square anchored by a church and water fountain. Usually in a U-shaped or rectangular format each square is surrounded by indoor and outdoor buildings. Two facts to know about Lisbon. First, very narrow streets and cars and pedestrians battle for passage. Second, Lisbon was largely destroyed by the earthquake ...
... lunch with traditional fado afterwards.
The bus ride continued onto Porto where we said goodbye to Fatima.
Our luggage was taken to our rooms. We were greeted with a cocktail and snack. The rest of the day was spent exploring the ship.
At dinner, we met a lovely young couple from London, Ontario - Pauline and Charlie. Not sure if we overwhelmed ...
... much...loved something very much and he mourned for it! He was the best in my opinion.
The next singer sang more upbeat songs. I would say he was singing about subjects more like patriotism, love of his family (and they were probably near) and he was proud! This gentleman could not be younger than 75!
And the last singer was a woman...probably in her mid-70's. She was very dramatic...she sang a song about Portuguese homes..the family kissing and loving one another and the ...
... is a commemoration of the birth of Henri the Navigator (500 years). This monument depicts all the famous Portuguese explorers. Remember Vasco da Gamma, Magellan and the boys. From there, we went to the Mercado , the market place. They have the Food Court to die for- all gourmet food , with chefs preparing in front of you. I had a Tempura of Portuguese food (beans, ...
... or oysters. It was a little overwhelming for us since we aren't big seafood eaters and everything was in Portuguese. We eventually got there and ended up going for the special garlic shrimp, boiled prawns, and some green wine (Vino Verde). We’d never heard of Green wine but we later found out that it is made by picking grapes earlier than normal which leads to a lighter, more fruity, slightly sparkling wine. (kinda almost like a sav really) It was delicious and ...