Tryp Lisboa Oriente
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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... damaged much of the city and many buildings had to be rebuilt.
We saw a large statue of the Marque de Pombal – it is what divides modern and old Lisbon from each other. We passed Elegant Boulevard and saw where the wealthy, pseudo-wealthy,
and keeping-up-with-the-Jones’ shop at their expensive, chic shops. The area had some really beautiful sidewalks with geometric mosaics and not a lick of gum.
We went back to ...
Lisbon, Portugal. We arrived in the evening and were collected at the airport by the charming Antonio who gave us a free tour of the city sights on the way to our accommodation. We stayed in the Baixa area - lots of restaurants, near the river, music, tiny narrow streets and utterly amazing. We walked each and every one of ...
As we sit down to write this last blog, we have come to the end of what has been a most wonderful vacation. We have seen so many amazing sights and met some fabulous people along the way. We thought we would share with you some of the highlights from time our time here in Lisbon.
Our first impressions of Lisbon were that we had come to a stunning ocean side city, with painted buildings of pale blues, yellows and pinks, large plazas with ...
... dropped our bags then went for a walk to get familiar with our block. Big block! Jus took us for a couple of hours walk. The architecture is a mix of old and new but the old isn't all that "old" due to an earthquake and fire in 1755 (All Saints day) which destroyed 80% of Lisbon and if that wasn't bad enough, the earthquake caused a tsunami which finished off the other 20%. We came back to the hotel ready for a drink so we sat in the lobby bar and had a couple of beers and ...
... or oysters. It was a little overwhelming for us since we aren't big seafood eaters and everything was in Portuguese. We eventually got there and ended up going for the special garlic shrimp, boiled prawns, and some green wine (Vino Verde). We’d never heard of Green wine but we later found out that it is made by picking grapes earlier than normal which leads to a lighter, more fruity, slightly sparkling wine. (kinda almost like a sav really) It was delicious and ...