Tryp Lisboa Oriente
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We wake up late today, must have been the late night and make it down to breakfast for 10am. Richard is already packed with most of the port in his bag and I just have to fit 4 bottles in mine! It is actually no problem as contrary to what Richard might tell you I didn't take that much with me! We use the internet, finish packing make our purchases …
...and cobblestones, and great, cheap food and interesting places to visit. Dear readers - quite a time and distance since my last entry in New Orleans but here we are in the fascinating city of Lisboa, Portugal. It is my 2nd visit, Clive's first, and we are travelling with our good friends, Janet and Leon. Such a city of contrasts - evidence everywhere of the Golden Age of Discovery, great wealth and overseas colonies, whereas now a struggling economy and ...
... bad guys on the other. The kids (Bob included) were even treated to a ride on a horse drawn carriage which was a huge novelty for Phebs. That's if you could call 65euros a novelty. This was also where we got to sample the Ginja cherry liquor (really, it is a cherry liqueur). Finally, Des got to sample some "cherry licking"!!
And then it was back to our apartment in Lisbon.
Oh, I should also mention that, as we travelled the ...
... airports. They are often cheaper than local cabs and more reliable. Everything is booked on-line.
We touched base with Ron and Marlene Massa, our travel companions, who had arrived earlier. We grabbed a quick bite to eat in the hotel restaurant and tried our first Portuguese red wine (Villa Regia) which was excellent. Yvonne even asked for her own glass. Now it is off to bed in an attempt to recalibrate the body clock. The real adventure begins ...
... castle, we wandered around the surrounding Alfama district, the Moorish neighborhood that retains the twisting maze of streets that seems to characterize that era on the Iberian peninsula. The hilly area was decked out in festive streamers and makeshift outdoor bars for some sort of massive street party, though it was unclear whether they were setting up or breaking down for the festa. We ate a cheap lunch at a ...