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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... that I would cherish for a lifetime. The train ended up leaving about an hour late which added to my anxiety, but once I was on board, I was able to settle in and preoccupy myself with the various items that I downloaded on my IPad for the purpose of this 10 hour overnight journey to Lisboa. A middle-aged woman ended up sitting next to me and we were able to make small talk en espanol, which made me feel better about my lack of motivation to master the ...
... are high.
Lisbon is a modern city with modern ports and highways. It is very hilly and has neighborhoods that are quite distinctive. We are staying in the Alfama which is the oldest part of Lisbon. On November 1, 1755 there was a huge earthquake of 9.0 on the Richter scale. It leveled much of the town but for some reason much of the Alfama survived. The roads are cobble and very steep. The buildings are old and appear run down ...
... tiled market for deep fried, sweet smelling chicken and chips..... Each day we throw open the windows and the warm day creeps into the house. The cupboards are clean and the floors glossy from mopping. Yesterday we hacked the weeds out of the drive and barrowed debris off the patio. The front of the house is delicately planted with aged vines that hang with small green beads and plump hydrangea whose glamorous blooms are now faded and spotted by the ...
... the group at the metro ferry terminal where we cross the river and go into a seafood restaurant just 10 meters from the exit of the ferry. We have fresh prawns, lobster, mussels, fish and a dish of garlic prawns with salad and breads. Lots of beer and wine made the trip back to our hotel on our bus fairly rowdy with lots of singing and laughter.
Friday 26/5. Our turn to sit on the front seat of the bus as we leave the ...
Riding the train from France to Portugal was very similar to the ride from Italy to France. We were hungry with very little money. Father told me we would eat when we arrived to America. Portugal's economy had much to do with trade and export. There were factories and workers everywhere. We ...