Hotel Olissippo Oriente
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Breakout star of this trip thus far? Snickers. I picked up 6 bars for a reasonable price and they come in handy whenever hungry while traveling. Or when shopping. Or sightseeing. Or... You get the point. We arrived in Lisbon this morning but seemingly all hotel are booked full. It's near the end of holy week here so that'll be cool to see. We spent …
... br> * 20 mins to get through the security scan.
* 40 mins lined up at Passport control (3 staff were on to attend to the massive line which spread much futher through the airport than the allocated lanes). Despite asking the staff to push us ahead as the time ticked on, we were told it is what it is and we had to wait - pretty much - tough titties.
Do the math, and it's obvious we missed our flight. Being agents at least we got on the damage control path straight ...
... now called the 25th of April Bridge. It was actually designed by the same person who designed the Golden Gate Bridge. Coming back was over the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest bridge in Europe when the viaducts are included – 13kms – or 17kms if you included dedicated access roads.
After being dropped off the hotel we were in need of a full glass of wine and some good food. Got one but not the other – leave it up to you to decide which was ...
... saw on our tour.
A footnote: the local people we have met have mentioned how cold it is in this part of the world, blaming northern Europe for the unusual weather. As a Canadian, I found it quite comfortable with a light jacket or sweater and pleased to hear it wasn't "blame Canada" time again. We so often talk about the "cold air from Canada" and not so often do we blame "the hot air from the south". Sorry, my American friends. I had to say it.
... It's here we bought, for 5 euro a 24 hour travel pass tickets before starting our tour of the city and its surrounds. A travel card is the best way to explore the city, its relatively cheap, and it’s good for both Trams and Buses. One of our first stops was the Unesco-listed Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. The monastery is pure fantasy stuff; check it out.
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