Travel Blogs from Madalena
Lisbon was under a dictatorship for 40 years until the Friendly Revolution. The revolution started with a certain song playing on the radio and ended with revolutionaries carrying red carnations in their gun barrels. No one died during this revolution. Portugal produces 80% of the worlds cork. Port wine is also a product of Portugal. Cascais was our first stop. It is a resort town on the eastern coast ...
... is quite tranquil in others. The surfers are where the waves are and the families find the calm. The beaches still are not the least bit crowded.
We have seen very few people walking with cell phones. We see lots of communicating going on through conversation, lots of chattering at a level filled with excitement and emotion. The Portuguese are not as loud as Italians, I rank them third after Italians and Spaniards. We have not seen any begging on this journey. We ...
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We went for supper in the big shopping centre and I had black spaghetti which tasted rather good.
After packing and checking out of the hotel we walked to the aquarium which is not far from the hotel. The only things that we really liked were the otters as well as the sunfish- what a funny looking fish.
We returned to the hotel as we had left our suitcases there and made our way to the airport to fly to ...
... The waiter came back with a full fish, complete with its head, scales, and bones. It was disgusting and I ended up ordering a pork sandwich like we had the day before. After lunch we walked around and went to Pena Palace at the top of the hill. Instead of hiking 45 minutes like some people in our group, a couple of us opted to take a bus to the top. I had never seen anything like this palace. The colors were so bright and the palace was ...
Other places to stay in Madalena
Rua Conselheiro Terra Pinheiro 3, Madalena | 3 star hotelfrom $72