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... and we opted for the comfort of the shuttle bus.
The narrow road winding up the top of the mountain to Pena Palace and Castela do Mouros was not built for the heavy vehicle traffic. Hairpin curves could not be made by the buses without backing up a few times. But without incident, we made it to our second sight, Castela do Mouros.
A narrow 2 kilometer stone path lead us through a spectacular ...
... in front of the Oriente train station, Bee and I were kinda shocked. Looking back, now I understand why he kissed the ground both times - he was thanking God for the blessing and loving life and the opportunity to experience so much beauty.
I wish I would have done the same.
But for now, I leave you with all my memories and the photos of the most magical country I've visited till this day, Portugal.
Beijos de Portugal.
... disgruntled employee who we felt did not like who we were. When watching how he treated others, he totally threw us off. If we ordered something we were told, "well that will take too long, 30-40 minutes", we did not care....when Tony asked, " you were recommended for a baby goat dish?".... He said, " it is there, it is the lamb...".... Wrong answer. They are two different dishes in any country and on any menu we have seen. We had though a delicious meal. Tony loved the ...
... chat and will try their English out when given the opportunity.
We decided to take another drive to familiarize ourselves. We drove through Sintra yet again and retraced our steps on arrival. You know they were not the "exact steps" but close! What Tony remembered seeing, I didn't, and vice versa, but we managed. We also took a jaunt to one of the beaches at Praia da Adraga where the surf roars in. It was incredible, the photos you see were taken from my iPod so ...
... ramp and hopped on a boat. After about 10 minutes, Krista and I figured out that this may not have been the right boat. We were going fairly quickly and there was no commentary in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Another ten minutes roll by and we realize thus boat is not going as far as the map shows for the actual tour. Then we are coking 35 minutes later. Come to find out thus was a FREE ferry ride around the harbour, NOT the 2.5 hour tour. Maybe we will do that ...
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- Views to die for
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Estrada Velha de Colares, Sintra | 3 star hotelfrom $170
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Rua Dr. Alfredo Costa, n.0 15-17, Sintra | Hotelfrom $103