Travel Blogs from Lisbon
City Trip to Lisbon:
Seeing the Barrio Baixo, Barrio Alto and Belem.
Going to the Concert of All American Rejects and Blink 182.
Going to the Beach: Cascais on the last day of the stay.
... br> district known for partying called Barrio A lot- no wonder the party was in
front of our house. Tamar and Amanda then had a nap and I caught up on some
writings and just relaxed. Around 6:30 we left our house again and decided to
explore the Barrio Alto district above our house. It had tons of stores and
little restaurants. We made our way back to the main square- Arco de Agosto
that we were in yesterday for dinner. We had some portugese Paella and ...
Landed at Lisbon
airport at 1pm. Took aerobus to hotel HF fenix lisboa at marques pombal. Went all the way to cadre sois and came back. HF Lisboa centrally located in front of square. Moved to sister hotel HF Urban – room upgraded to family room. Took aerobus bsck to cadre sois. Walked to commercio square along the ocean front. Walked to xxx square and took bus 12 ...
... were so many buildings with tiles covering the exterior walls, they are there to help reflect the light, it contributes to making Lisbon one of the sunniest cities in Europe. Something else we learnt on the tour was that every year the city of Lisbon chooses 20 couples from very poor families to get married. All the wedding costs including dresses, food, homes and honeymoons are paid for. The idea is that it will change their lives and try stop ...
... would try to climb up to the top of the city to get a better view, and we would never have guessed what we found:
The very top of this hill in the ancient part of Lisbon is occupied by an old Moorish castle. We next spent several hours exploring the castle. We received a discount on admission by being students so it was only 4 Euros! This castle was built by the Moors in the 11th century. Just as Spain contains many remnants of the times it ...