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... support staff, and at any of our coffee stops, made sure everyone got what they needed. After his day of riding, he was one of the guys making sure every guest had a full message. He was awesome to both Leslie and I, and made sure he was there anytime we needed. I am honored to have known him, shocked to learn of his death. Bruno you were awesome. Thank ...
... and showed us great views of the wonderful walls of the Moorish palace,and the Monserrate Palace, and then drove us to the most westerly point on the European mainland (blowing a gale) and then took us to Caiscais, the really upmarket beach resort town on the coast to catch the train back to Lisbon. Lisbon is a great destination, easy to get around, friendly, interesting, charming and full of character. Come soon before too many others discover its charms. ...
... we wish we had maybe allotted two days for the town, and spent one less day in Lisbon. But our legs were tired from nearly 14 miles of walking, so we grabbed a few more delicious Sintra pastries and caught an evening train back to Lisbon. The three of us cooked dinner in our hostel that night and crashed early and hard right afterwards, exhausted by our adventures in fairytale land.
Gato Tally: 539
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... show any of the lavishness once bestowed upon the cathedral. The Ambulatory has nine Gothic chapels. The Capela de Santo Ildefonso contains the 14th century sarcophagi of Lopo Fernandes Pacheco, companion in arms to King Alfonso IV and his wife, Maria Vilalobos.
Another super cool thing about Lisbon is that the houses are all tiled, and the patterns on the tiles are pretty amazing. The tiles are called ...
... century Jesuit shrine that somehow
survived the 1755 earthquake that killed over 10,00 people and
destroyed most of the city. Exhausted by the city’s abundant steep
streets I decided to head back to Ricardo’s for a breather, passing
a street artist at work and some young dancers recording a music
video in front of some of the city’s famous street art.
After dark I headed to a local supermarket to hunt down something for