Residencial Italia Hotel
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- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Family rooms
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Today is my youngest sister Elly's birthday! Happy Birthday Elly! I’d say I wish I was there to celebrate with you, but I’m in Portugal and I probably wouldn’t have actually seen you if I was in Australia!
This morning we got up and onto the train to go to Lisbon. Our train was delayed by quite a long time, so we spent a …
... the train at a nearby suburb and walk the rest of the way to downtown Lisbon, getting a headstart on tomorrows hike? So I get off in Amadora where the Great Lisbon Aqueduct (which amazed me on my last visit) passes through--granted, it's not nearly as high as it is in Lisbon.
Here I find a beautiful park in the center of town. The streets are all lit up and there's a cozy feel to the town. But this quickly ends as I reach the edges and realize that... I have no idea which way ...
... of a tradition of mixing meat and seafood into a single dish in Portugal as there is in Catalonia (Mar y Muntanya dishes) one such example is the signature dish of the Alentejo region, Porco Alentejano, which consists of fried pork, fried potatoes, and clams. It’s one of the few Portuguese dishes I’ve had in the U.S. where I thought it was really good. Compared to all the other goodies in Portugal, though, the dish doesn’t really stand out.
... walk out our door and hop directly on trolley 23 that took us to Saint George's castle. This castle was conveniently situated near a restaurant that served delicious sangria. What better way to get out of the rain than a cafe with sangria. Afterwards we wanted a different view of the castle so we hopped on a pink tuk tuk and headed to a park that overlooked the city and the castle. One of the days we ...
... was a Tuesday, we decided to head out there. We didn't leave till late as it had been pouring, and we weren't sure that there would be a market. There was, and it was massive. Lots of brick-a-brack, some tiles, some clothes, some antiques and some space cakes.
We did not partake in the goods available at the flea market, but headed to the tile museum instead. Yes, a tile museum, a museum of tiles, I like tiles, so I went. It had some ...