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... idea. Apart from that, it's OK. Now that most of the day was wasted, we wandered back into the city, stopping to check out a small market of hand-made arts and crafts where we bought a few small gifts. After exploring the steep streets on the western side of the city (and marvelling at the old funicular trams that take people up and down two of the steepest ones), we rushed to one of the squares where we hoped to join a free walking tour. Of ...
Hello,i' m Loïc Laranjeira, i' ve been to Portugal for 2 weeks.First, i
have visited the south ,so Algarve.There, i have learned to speak
portuguese and i have swum with dolphins.It was so interesting and very
beautiful.After, i have gone to Lisbon , the capital.There, i have seen
Praca do comercio: the famous place and i have disovered it by tram.it
was a ...
... to walk back home.
Probably the highlight of Lisbon was the day trip to Sintra to see the palace Quinta da Regaleira.
It wasn't the palace itself, it was the massive palace gardens that was the most interesting.
It was a web of intricate, underground tunnels and surprising grottos and caves.
Impressive monuments, waterfalls and lush garden paths led us to a spiralling well that we ...
... that I hate walking up extreme inclines, just incase someone hadn’t quite caught on to that yet. On a random note, I don’t actually believe Lisbon has 7 Hills, no siree. This city was obviously built on a mountain range, with the Portuguese serving as sirens to lure unsuspecting travelers into their midst so that the travelers may die from heart attacks while attempting to ascend and descend these numerous “hills.” There must be a thousand ...
Ended Friday evening with a few obligatory card games of 500. Saturday morning and as intended we got up 'bright and early' for our day out into Lisbon. OK we left at 10:00am alright!
We took ages over trying to decipher route maps of train, buses, sight-seeing buses and metro to work out how best to get around the city. We didn’t get lost but not sure if we always went the best way.