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... packed full of visitors.
The conference took place over four days, which left little time for extracurricular activities. The conference got off to a slow and somewhat disorganized start on the Tuesday some quirks in translation between Portuguese and English (the entire conference was in English despite being in Portugal at a Portuguese speaking university) meant many of us were directed to the wrong campus to register I met up ...
... them! Caught a taxi home as it was so hot and there was a huge protest march happening right on our street because we are about 100 metres from Parliament House. Thousands of people! Andrew, Bruce and I went out to a local restaurant (Di not feeling so well) but I didn't enjoy it very much and by the end of the evening I was feeling quite unwell again. Perhaps I had over done it during the ...
... are white and whiter, Amanda and Tamar did a good job of
bronzing and Tamar even attempted tanning topless- since that’s what happens
here. I was pretty proud of her and compared to the saggy women who were also
doing the whole topless things- she stole the show. We explored the cliffs and
walked through the rocks around the beach before catching a cab back to Lisbon.
It was the perfect Portugal beach experience because it wasn’t at all touristy
Been so many times, but just continues to get better and better every time….no surprise it keeps winning tourism awards.
Take a step back in time and walk the cobblestone streets of this beautiful city. Let’s not forget the food!! Francesinhas, Bifana’s, Sardines, Frango and of course Natas (Portuguese tarts).
... maybe! As glass panels inside the bus shattered into tiny little pieces together with two large windows on one side, we listened to the grating sound as the female driver, who had been going too fast, tried to peel the bus off the stone wall that lined the road.
With glass everywhere, she stopped to check on injuries (fortunately none) and then rattled off a load of Portugese, got back in the drivers seat and drove a ...