VIP Executive Villa Rica Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... She made a special point of including Sam in all conversations and took care to see that his needs were met throughout the tour.
We had hoped to hear some fado music while in Portugal but a lot of the venues were either overpriced tourist restaurants or smoky bars. Fortunately, our ...
... we left the drab, strangely soulless cathedral. If you paid extra you could gaze upon its treasures, instead we caught the metro up to Oriente. On the way I felt inclined to give money to an accordion playing busker who was working the carriages. I loathe accordion playing buskers and their rattling, wheezing bags of annoyance to the extent that I once tried to run one over with a seven tonne truck on Northumberland Street. But this one had a Chihuahua on his shoulder that ...
... traveled was seldom level.
Our walk began in the Alfama district, the oldest part of the city, where we disembarked the tram and climbed to St. George Fortress. The rocky Alfama district was the most defensible point in the area, hence the natural site for the fort. Legend says that Ulysses founded Lisbon on one of his voyages, but what we know with more certainty is that the ...
Our last stop was likely the best: The Casa Pasteis de Belem Café is the birthplace of Portugal’s ubiquitous custard tart called pastel de nata. The tarts were warm and right out of the oven, and were absolutely delicious!!
Our sightseeing ended with a jam-packed trolley ride full of hot, sweaty people (which Hilary described as “cruel and unusual punishment”).
For dinner ...
... history of the lead up and execution of Operation Overload and the landings in France. Moving on from last years WWI history lessons, it was interesting and eye opening to learn more about WWII history. We took a tour to visit the major sites of Omaha beach, Point-de-Huc, Utah Beach, memorials and surrounding bunkers. Again the loss of life was devastating on both the Allied and German sides.
From Bayeux ...