Vila Gale Opera
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... statues of St. Anthony who is the protector of the city of Lisbon. We saw the Jewish square and learned that Lisbon is an area where the three main monotheistic religions all got along with each other.
We made our way down the narrowest street in Lisbon and got back on the bus. We were shown a suspension bridge that is basically a replica of the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. Sitting next to the bridge is a statue that replicates ...
... that ended at 2am with me incredulously growling, "Are you already dressed?" at LK who was, not only dressed and packed, but actually clutching the car keys.
LK: I figured getting up thirty minutes in advance of the alarm made little overall difference; I mean, who wants to go to Luton at any time of day really? As we sped through the night, a combination of lack of sleep and margaritas from the previous afternoon forced me ask KK to pull over for me ...
... 10 people, he was able to answer all our questions. He shared just enough history to keep your attention and not bore you. He took us to a bakery that was known for its unique pastries this time of year and they had just come out of the oven. The smell was amazing so all 10 of us literally stampeded the small bakery for a succulent snack.
Jose had us stop at one of the plazas. He explained this is where the older men would sit and play cards ...
... a couple of monuments and hundreds of health conscious locals running and cycling. We caught the bus back to the Baixa district and slowly made our way to the meeting point for the Street Art tour we'd booked yesterday evening. This was a 2 hour walking tour of the Bairo Alto district lane ways and hidden alleys to view a selection of graffiti and street art which is a big part of this colourful city. Our guide Graciella, gave a detailed history of how and when graffiti ...
... bloody hill compared to those in Edinburgh or Wellington! It was actually a cool little walk down the side streets and the views from the top were again, amazing. There’s heaps of viewpoints from little public gardens and plazas looking out over the city so we took our time strolling around the walls of the castle checking it all out. We decided not to go into the castle to save money, and, as the guide said, it really only has the same view you can see from the ...