Vila Gale Opera Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... got tired, we headed back to pay the expensive parking. The homeless man was still there, with his meagre pot of copper coins. He was still helping people, maybe because he was bored, or maybe because he was just a helpful sort of person. We had a left over sandwich and a blackened, but ok inside banana. i asked him if he was hungry and he virtually inhaled the sandwich, wrapper and all. He was obviously very hungry.
After that, there was an interesting social ...
... in the car and after a few minutes of trying to find an entry to the “park”, we stopped under the large shady trees right next to an amusement park set up more or less in a local square. We had a picnic of bread which was like sough douch bread, the biggest slices of Chorizo I’ve ever seen, soft sliced cheese, olives and red wine (oh and chips – ie, crisps). What can I say? It was relaxed, fun and very yummy … the simple things ...
... expect to find some of my best friends here, let alone people that questionably have the same DNA as me ;) Between my host family and my group of friends, I had the perfect niche. I felt so taken care of and comfortable with everyone. I’m so sad to leave them, but I know its "hasta luego", not goodbye.
The places I went – Weekend trips to Portugal, Morocco, the Canary Islands, London, and all ...
... I thought knowing what I wanted would make it easy, but alas, in this case easy was not an option. Finally I found a store that had the set, but only for 6 people, close but no cigar. In the end the lady in the store realized that she might have a full set in the back, whola, you see me smiling :-) "maar nog is dit het einde niet," how do I get it to the USA. At 18 kg, a meagre 40 pounds it would not fit into our luggage even if we checked it. My next solution was to take it ...
... as tourists. That’s usually a sure sign that a place is pretty good. In a place like Portugal, if we see a place full of nothing but white people, we tend to shy away. That typically means a place is overpriced and not ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center