SANA Rex Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... the people are, still, about Prado's involvement with the regime. And how Portugal, is stuck in the past.
Physically, Lisbon looks just like it would have looked one hundred years back. For one: the sidewalks. Either Lisbon is home to the largest amount of twisted ankles in the world or they have the worlds most experienced walkers. These hand planted stones in the ground are a symbol of Portugal’s past (of which they are ultra proud of) and they currently work at ...
... Melissa not wasting any of her beer) and then went to the Pastis de Belem for their famous dessert – something like a cheesecake with cinnamon and powdered sugar…..very yummy! Reminiscent of Café du Monde in New Orleans with crowds to match.
... everything! In the streets, they have cable cars similar to San Francisco, which makes the city look vintage with all the cables running down streets. Also, they have a bridge that is identical to the Golden Gate Bridge, so this city reminds you of San Francisco a lot. We had pizza at an Italian restaurant right next to the ocean. Then for dessert, we had delicious Italian Gelato.
After our late lunch, we walked down the main shopping area checking out the shops, ...
... the ruins are really just the fortress walls, which we climbed around the walls quite efficiently given the amount we planned on packing into our day. The high vantage point offered amazing views and absolutely no OHS.. What a surprise ;)
We then walked around to Palacio Pena, the National Palace of Sintra. A romanticist palace perched above the city within a forested park, mixing Moorish and ...
... lunch at a little restaurant. Tom had clams, which he loved that last time we were here. I had chicken curry with rice and a little salad. All of it was just a good as we remembered. After lunch we went to the same little coffee shop that we had visited two years ago, at the famous look out point in the Alfama.
We decided to head back to hotel to put Cole down for a nap, so we wound our way back down to the main part of town. ...
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