Hotel Olissippo Oriente
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... of exposed studs that were 'created' in 1730s. Last night, the restaurant we ate at had exposed rafters from 1703.
You just hope that they weren't infested with borer as we were on the ground floor of a 5 story building.
We also saw what looked like replicas of the Golden Gate Bridge and Christ the Redeemer statue across the Lisbon harbour.
Everyone was absolutely knackered by 6.00pm local time (5.00am NZT) and it was amusing to be sitting ...
Beja is a big town with reasonable camping facilities and so arriving on a Thursday we decided to stay for the Easter break. Unfortunately unlike the other towns we'd bypassed Beja was dead. With no fancy decorations declaring Feliz Pascoa! (happy Easter), no street lights, no shops full of fancy cakes and elaborate sweeties, we found ourselves in '’the town that Easter forgot’’. Easter Sunday was wet and miserable and just as were settling down to ...
... lobster place round the corner not been so busy this ordeal would've been avoided, still we found somewhere eventually which although pretty unremarkable was good fun, Joe's impromptu 'coming out' speech a particular highlight.
The streets of Barrio Alto were mobbed, especially Pedro street. The massive sunglasses proved as entertaining as the night before ...
... bus stopped beside a garden/zoo/park so that the bus driver could take a lunch break. That gave me an opportunity to get something to eat. I had a fried ball with calamari inside but the calamari was creamy in texture. I also had a fried ball with minced chicken inside. On the way back to Lisbon I noticed quite a few fishermen on rocks that jutted out in the ocean. To reach these rocks it would take daring and ...
The TAP airlines flight banks left over the city and we press our noses up to the window, ogling Lisbon down below. We are only there for a matter of hours but it feels like the first stop on our travels. We manage to swerve around the pic n' mix shop, and despite loitering outside the Armani and Apple shops ...
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