Hotel do Chiado
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... Salazar had "3 Fs" that he thought described the Portuguese people: fado, futbol, and Fatima. After the dictatorship was overthrown, the new prime minister gave Portugal “4 Es”: education, equality, employment, and the economy.
One of Salazar's Fs still exists today. Fado music is still enjoyed by the Portuguese. Fado is described by Barry Hatton in The Portuguese: A Modern History as a type of music that “narrates life through ...
... pin bend. When we found the free parking we were looking for, the spaces were taken but as Richard turned the Burkemobil around to go an old Portuguese guy directed us next door where there was plenty of room. Soon the old guy was collecting a euro from us and the convoy of motor homes that had followed and then nipped off to the bar across the road. After a five hour run the next day, we limped into a Biologico parque, our last stop in Portugal with a puncture ...
... He loved it. As you can see it is not a large area. He had spent a lot of time yesterday getting things set up and his hard work paid off. We all are wearing "Eau de Charcoal", highly recommended.
It is getting late in the evening, Euchre was won by the boys, by a point or two, a glass of Port, strawberries and chocolate - time for bed. Tomorrow will come soon.
What? It is only 9:30!
... time an island, but the land all around it has since been reclaimed. We climbed up the watchtower (with plenty of other panting tourists) for a close up view of the domes and spires.
More than 250 years ago Lisbon was devastated by a huge earthquake yet it has a very nice "feel" to it- there are beautiful tiled buildings all around the city, a castle up on the hill, ...
... in particular to it, just a 5 panel cap that I think is adequate for the trip, in a colour I like. Price was a big factor as these normally cost 30£ and it was on sale for 10. Don't even care for the team.
9 - Merino Wool Tee - Is this the most overpriced item I have? Probably. It's just a freaking t'shirt...but then again, ...
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