VIP Executive Villa Rica Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... the olives. Lunch in a little cafe inside the market was a bifanas (a pork steak roll) served with piri piri and mustard, weird but very good.
It was hot and sunny when we dragged ourselves away from Peniche and headed off along the coast again through Nazare, which has a sandy shoreline and lays against the magnificent rocky landscape of Serra da Pescaria. Nazare is a place steeped in legend, well known for the fishing boats with pointed prows, where ...
... and Deb. I am sure they wonder why we travel on roads that are only made for one small car, but manage to handle two, barely. There were only two incidents en route today that "flashed their lives before their eyes", they are troupers. It is my hope deep down inside that Mike is secretly wanting and anxiously waiting to get behind the wheel of his own Rattler and be the race car driver he truly is!
... at the first three items we saw- a samosa, a spring roll and a meat pie. Somehow we never saw what the bakery is most well known for- pasteis, a type of custard tart. Although the snacks were tasty, I’m not sure they warrant special mention in a guidebook given to the pasteis.
The tower of Belem is just a short walk down the road from the monastery. It was built in 1515, on what was ...
... me so much of pictures I've seen of Havana that I almost forgot where I was. Every building covered with tile, about three stories with balconies and decaying all over, quite Cuban! I made my way on foot all the way back to the hotel (which is quite far from the downtown) and collapsed. This city is full of contrasts, with reminders of Barcelona and Madrid. Tomorrow I go to Sintra. I've changed my tour to a full day instead of ...
... for the cold I'll face but still wearable throughout the trip.
4 - Waterproof/Windproof Jacket - Again trusting The North Face. This one I tested by cycling in a thick rainy day in London and it beat my expectations. The trick for heath retention is to use this plus the fleece, as it has all the tricks to close up the heat on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility