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Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... 8217; we started attempting to walk out of the historical center-
where we live- to a harbour area with a monastery. We tried asking for
directions but no one had any clue what we were talking about and after
attempting to figure out their train system we gave up and started walking.
After about 15 mins of nnearly dying in heat we caved and took a taxi. After
figuring out actually how far it was we were happy we didn’t walk because it
would have taken ...
... wondered why I was doing this alone. She went inside to fetch an older male manager who spoke to me in perfect Spanish and welcomed me inside. I waited a bit in the upstairs area, journaled, and noticed all of the pictures of Amália Rodrigues. She was one of Portugal’s most famous Fado singers, and she regularly performed here. She grew up poor and rose to iconic status thanks to her amazingly passionate voice, just as Edith Piaf had done in France ...
I cannot believe that I'm writing this & it's march 6th. That blows my mind, where does the time go? I cannot believe in three short days I will be reunited with my best friend I haven't seen since October last year! I can't wait Anna :). While in Lisbon it may sound like we didn't do much, but travelling for as long as we have been there's times you need to take out to not do much, and we're totally okay with that. It's turned into more of a lifestyle than ...
In 1755, there was a strong earthquake shattering the city of Lisbon and indebted to all re-building efforts, Lisbon nowadays is still the capital city of Portugal with its magnificent monastery, castle, church and lots to see. Just following the twists and turns of cobble-stoned streets all the way up to St. ...
A quiet, small town that was easily traveled by walking. We walked along the city centre and were looking for the Castle of Sao Jorge, which took awhile longer than we thought. The castle lays on top of a hill that overlooks the town, a river and a bridge.
We ate dinner at a restaurant in a cluster with other restaurants. I had the grilled bass, which had much more bones than I wanted. The cheese and sangria was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center