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... is one decorated in swans, all in different poses, a magpie room (Clive thought it was a tribute to Collingwood!), and the galley room, (lots of vessels flying the flags of the master navigators of the Golden Age - the Dutch, the Portuguese and the Spanish). Some advice if you visit Sintra without a car. You need to find a way around as most of the attractions are a distance apart. We hired ourselves a guide with a van for the day, reasonably priced and she took us ...
... to Lisbon was delayed about an hour because of a late incoming plane. We both slept somewhat on that segment. We were further delayed in Lisbon because there was only one customs agent processing non-EU passport holders. It took about 45 minutes to get cleared for entry. Luckily our pre-arranged driver was waiting in the arrival hall with a sign with our name on it( we felt important). Lately I have been booking private arrangements for a car/driver to meet us ...
Monday 27/1On the recommendation of my host Ricardo, I caught a train out to
Sintra, a small historical town to the north-west of Lisbon. I'd
never before heard of the place but Sintra was a real highlight of my
travels, a pretty little place full of UNESCO-listed, 19th
century Romantic architecture. Passing through the town centre and
past the Sintra National Palace, with its two immense white chimneys,
I got to ...
In the morning we took the No. 28, usually jammed by tourists, to start exploring the city. We had planned to head for the centre of the city but managed to get off the trolley at the wrong place and so we began our exploration being lost. We wandered through hilly streets with great views of the river and city. Even with the great views, it is not at all easy to figure out where you are and if you do it is not direct to any place you may see. It ...
For the next few days I will be back at work. Attending the International Rotary Convention is Lisbon, Portugal. Today was day one and it started off with an adventure. My colleague and I met in the lobby of the hotel to catch the shuttle over to the convention center. When we boarded, there were around 10 other people who had just gotten onto the bus. Our bus ride should take us about fifteen minutes to get to the site; however, that was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service