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... remains of Manuel I and queen Donna Maria and Vasco da Gama. The church is a self indulgent praise of the wealth of the age of discovery.
Our tour now took us to the main waterfront market where ships would unload cargo and bargain with merchants. The Gay Pride Parade was setting up in the market square. We decided to stay join the bus and return to the Intercontinental.
... to the Discoveries. The fifty meter concrete tower was erected in 1940 for the world Exhibition and was dismantled a couple of years later. An exact replica was constructed in 1960 on the 500th anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator. It represents a ship’s bow and sails with Henry the Navigator at the front with many famous Portuguese explorers behind him including Vasco da Gama (who found a direct route to India), Ferdinand Magellan (who was ...
... head for the beaches and restaurants. We jumped on the train and for six euro round trip we were on our way to the Atlantic Ocean. There was some really cool views along the coast, even going under the giant bridge and past some pretty cool coastlines. We reached Cascais and began exploring the little coastal town. It reminded us a lot of a California coastal town, full of shops and restaurants and the coast lined with fancy hotels. We ...
... Checked in online, printed boarding pass at the hostel, figured out how to get to the airport. No problems, right? Well I never read the boarding pass. Apparently non-EU citizens are supposed to have their passport checked and their boarding pass stamped BEFORE going through security. Of course I didn't not read this until i had been sitting in ...
... by a rocks and muddy water. After an exhausting day, it was time for a late lunch at another middle-eastern restaurant. I enjoyed a lamb kebob at a table I shared with 3 other young Portuguese men. Again, it was strange for me to eat so close to them, but it's normal to share such close quarters with people here. It wasn't even the tourist season and I felt as if I had to fight for a space!
Before heading back to the City, I realized that I still ...