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... into the city we went under the 25th of April Bridge. This bridge spans the Tagus and is named for the date in 1974 when a bloodless revolution restored democracy by overthrowing the regime of Antonio Salazar. In an interesting turn of events, the bridge was actually constructed by Salazar in 1966 and employed the same engineering principles as used to construct the Golden Gate Bridge.
Prior to passing under the bridge we also ...
The McMillans arrived today from Bourdeaux, so it was a lovely reunion of the full complement.
Tomorrow we are off to Fatima, which is the highlight for me when we were planning this trip. I hope it is all what I expect it to be.
Our walking distance to date would be well in excess of 20km. With children in tow, this is amazing! Well done children!!.....and the oldies!!
JC signing out.
... back home (via taxi) for a quick nap before cocktails/dinner at 6 PM where we met our three travel directors and the rest of our 118 travel companions. From the looks of the crowd we are among the younger segment. We have been broken into 3 groups(we are gold) for the various tours we will be taking by bus. Departures of the buses will be staggered so we don't create a mob ...
... France and Spain); we enjoyed them in the large shaded park across the street, where hundreds of families lounged and picnicked.
We next visited that monastery of the delicious recipe, the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. The term Manueline architecture was first used to describe this building, and it is a phenomenal masterpiece of soaring ceilings, sprawling proportions and detailed, fanciful ...
... in 1902. The streets here are narrow and cobblestoned, the sidewalks are barely there (the gawking is going to be a problem again, although we were surprised to have cars stop for us to cross the street), the buildings are adorned with beautiful Portugese tile, and the historic squares (largo) are bustling with people. We stepped inside Sao Roque Church in Largo Trindade Coelho, one of Portugal's ...