Hotel Tryp Oriente - Lisboa
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Finally reunited, we went looking for coffee and cakes. Starbucks seemed to be charging 4 euros a cup, which made a quick snack for seven of us about 50 euros. We went elsewhere and spent less than half of that on enormous creamy doughnuts and coke for the kids.
The old town in the Chiado area caught fire in 1988. The fire engines couldn't get access to the small streets, so the damage was extensive. I remember it on the news. I was in Madrid ...
... 8221; such as Romanesque type structures, Baroque style seats, and a well which you could either climb up or down the stairs to look at it (no thanks, the view from the top was enough). There was a sweet little chapel lavishly decorated and adorned and then there was the house … more like a castle really. Again lavish plaster (?) work with animals such as boars, birds and other figures hanging out from the wall and over those beneath. The ...
... condition than others - many references on the talking machine to the impacts of the 1755 earthquake, fire and tsunami and the rebuilding of the city that followed, especially to the few buildings that actually survived!!
Fado music featured as a factor in the life of the old parts of the city and will need further exploration! Off to the supermarket as the night became chilly for supplies to consume while watching episodes of Game of Thrones on the computer!!
... animals. Outside our window was olive trees, complete with green and black olives. I have never seen olives on a tree, and really enjoyed thinking of the process to get the olives from the trees onto the table.
I am sad to say that upon leaving the hotel we knew we had to make our way to Lisbon where we had accommodation for the night, see we can sometimes plan ahead. We loved the countryside and all the little villages we saw during the last 4 days.
... detail. Due to our bus not being until later, we wanted to try and do as much as we could despite the weather.
After catching up on emails and mapping things out, we met a guy from Philly named Nick. He just arrived at ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service