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... for India. This was in a day and age when no one had even bumped into South America yet, let alone Australia or little New Zealand tucked in behind! This was pretty brave pioneering stuff! Not only did you not know what was out there, you didn't know the currents or prevailing winds and if you managed to find land and dock safely, who is to say you are not going to get beaten up by the locals. You'd want some danger money built into the bonus payment.
... what can buy, rightly so.
The lunch people spoke English, were warm and the place was extraordinary. We walked most of the afternoon around these streets, completing our supplies, until we retreated and rested, siesta.
Early evening, we went out not ready to settle, despite tiredness. Out into a night teeming with people using the dusk, meeting up, cruising or returning from work. We walked to the view and then into the Barrio, tables set, people settling ...
... a tree-lined park running along the centre, with perspective-fooling, zig-zag, floor tiling made from small stones. The zigs became far more ziggy, the closer you were. A few metres further and they appeared as gentle as lapping waves.
We found the tourist office, built over Roman fish salting pits, which you could view through the glass floor. We got a map of the town, but no-one ...
... of stalls had been erected each one selling some form of Portuguese product from breads to cherry liquor. I had a look around and then took the metro home as it was already passed 19.00.
This morning I took some time to plan our next port of call. The problem is that one can't go into Spain from Lisbon going along the bottom so we will have to backtrack and then shoot across. So I came across a place ...
... don’t take it (or themselves) too seriously. I noticed much of the “graffiti” could actually very well be street murals. And even the public trash cans have a colorful scene of humor to them: