Vila Gale Opera
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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Indoor pool
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... the pyramid with the eye at the top. Around the city center of Lisbon there is a giant elevator called Santa Justa elevator that can take you up to see the city and is a very unique aspect of the city. Along with this trolleys run all over the city giving it a really fun vibe. There is also a beautiful giant river, Rio Tejo ( or Tagus in English.) It looks like an ocean its amazing and is the longest river in Portugal and Spain. There is a huge bridge that ...
... walk to the Estacio de Franca train station stop, which looks light it might have been the main station in downtown Barcelona at one point. We jumped on the R2 sur line, made the connection in Passeig de Gracia and on to the airport. We gave ourselves plenty of time to check in, arriving two and a half hours before our flight, but we figured it was better to take the stress of having to rush out of the traveling equation. I checked my bag again because it ...
... for some unique items made from cork - it is one of their major exports - they even make purses from cork! We have a 7:00 pm departure from Lisbon today with tomorrow being a sea day as our next port is Almeria, Spain and it is 487 natical miles from here.
Fri., Sept. 12, 2014
Second sea day of the cruise so we went up on the top deck and enjoyed the ...
... view of the zoo which is actually quite hilly in places. The "ride" was a stand-up cage which comes up to your waist and hangs from the cable wire. It slowly makes its way round the park as you try desperately not to fall out or drop anything from it. Nuts, but fun.
Overall the zoo gets an A-, certainly one of the best I've been to and plenty to keep young and old alive content for the day.
... the castle. The towers had such great views! We went into a stone room in one of the towers that had nice acoustics—very echoey. I sang “Pure Imagination” for those who were in the room with me. I haven’t yet found a pianist on the ship but I brought my music so I am prepared. One of the Deans, Joe Moon says that the nurse’s husband is joining the voyage later on and he is an accomplished pianist. So, we’ll ...