Pensao Santo Tirso
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Sailing into the port of Lisbon saw us passing the Belem tower, the 25 of April bridge and the monument to the explorers before we came upon the old city of Lisbon. With red tiled roofs and painted walls the city looked bright and clean. Very different architecture to Barcelona which was much darker and more sombre. Our berth was so close to the city that we could simply step off the ship and start walking. ...
... church but could marvel at the opulence of the
exterior, funded by the profits of the spice trade in the 16th
Tower has become the symbol of Lisbon. Completed in 1521 it was
built on an island in the river as a lighthouse and fortress
protecting the entry to the city. Now, with silting and reclamation
it is on the shore line – an impressive and well preserved
Monument of the Discoveries was built ...
... San Sebastián, and move on to another country (Portugal). We caught a plane over to a place called Lisbon in Portugal. We caught a bus from the airport to the inner city and then walked through the old cobble stone streets of Alfama to our apartment. We went out for dinner, and came back to our apartment and went to bed. That leads me to where I am now, about to discover a whole new part of ...
It was another long flight from Dubai to Lisbon (7h45min) but the time passed quickly with the help of two airline meals and 3 movies. What a way to catch up on the latest movies and some shuteye.
Lisbon airport was a cool 19 degrees when we landed so it was a bit like 'coming home'. Long queues - with only 3 of about 10 immigration counters open and generally glum and serious officers in action - greeted us, but this belied what was yet to come because all of ...
... underwent especially brutal treatment under Franco. Years of repression, scrutiny, and brutality from the secret police under Franco have instilled in the people a deep-set sense of distrust. To this day, Barcelona is largely mistrusting of Spain’s leadership, hoping to become separate from Spain altogether as a part of Cataluña. In Fez, on the other hand, speaking poorly of the leadership appears to be taboo.