Hotel do Chiado
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... but we just got the normal flavor. It was pretty good, not the most filling snack but we indulged and headed on our way. We hadn't gotten a painting of any city we had been to yet, so we wanted to make it a point to get one in Lisbon since we would have more room to pack. We stopped back to the first overlook that we jumped off the train at and visited the artist who was set up there. I'm pretty sure he was under some influence as he explained that ...
... selling cheese. I tried the traditional Portuguese cherry liquor called gingja that they serve to you in a mini, chocolate shot glass. You drink half the liquor and then pop the whole shot glass in your mouth and the creamy chocolate and sweet cherry flavours combine in your mouth like a sort of alcoholic cherry ripe. Amaze!
Dane headed south for the day, to Almada, passing a bridge that was designed by someone from San Francisco and looks like a smaller (but still ...
... centres exist. However they appear to be neatly "tucked away" from the main cultural and tourist areas of the city, giving Lisbon the feel of a Prague rather than a Helsinki.
I got the train from the Algarve up into Lisbon and my first sight of the city was as we crossed the Tagus on the 25th April Bridge. It is a typical Western European capital in that the transport infrastructure is very good - Lisbon is an exceptionally easy to navigate and get ...
Today we had a relaxing stroll in the Baixa (lower town). The original Baixa was leveled in the earthquake and rebuilt by the Prime Minister of the day, Marques de Pombal, on a grid street plan that he had in place within one month of the earthquake. The buildings, designed to survive the next earthquake, are all uniform, with the same number of floors and standard facades - almost military looking. We visited the ...
... My favorite may have actually been viewing it from a distance though- it looks like a formidable fortress yet is picturesque in the way it is built into the rocky hillside. Last up was Pena palace which is essentially what I always thought a palace should look like. It too stands on a hill but in stark contrast to the Moorish castle it awes with bright colours and countless architectural details. We went inside and saw ...