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... but definitely on the up.
We rented a lovely little apartment five minutes walk away which turned out to be a great base for our visit.
Time to wander and get our bearings
Near to the bus station is a huge building housing daytime markets and a large modern food hall consisting of tapas stalls and bars all facing into a central communal eating area.
Around the corner on SaoPaulo is Arco deVelha a cross between an antique shop and ...
... made a couple more quick stops before we went over to the other side of the river to Gaia where all of the port cellars are. Tiago took us to Graham's, a company that controls about one third of the port production in Portugal. We got a great private tour from Magdalena, and then tasting in a room up on the River bluffs that had an incredible view upriver. She brought us tastes of their most special port - 1969 and 1952 vintages, and of course we ended up buying both. We realized ...
While staying in Lisbon, Portugal, I witnessed a city of relaxation. Sure, it was busy and bustling with people getting from one place to the next, but it didn't give the feeling of urgency or rigidity that many other cities would give. I was told by instructors and local Portuguese citizens alike that this was the nature of the Portuguese people. It is this quality that gives them a kind of nonchalant attitude towards the nature of their own Portuguese ...
... a new experience, enforced local culture, but NONE of us liked Fado. It’s soulful singing, guitar and mandolin, but I don’t think we got it! Dinner that night was great at Lisboa Noite….lots of beautiful people and us.
The next day Paolo drove us around Lisbon. We ...
... at the Praca Do Comercio the woman there quickly talks us OUT of buying her card and simply getting the 'VIVA Viagem' card. Rechargeable in 24 hr periods it is 6 euros a day and get you on all the public transport in Lisbon. Thanks lady!!
We decide on pizza across from Donna's purse store, and it's a delicious end to our day's journey. Another early night, listening to Fado from the street. A perfect end to a great day.