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Arrrived at Lisbon at around 6pm and off to customs.
All was going smoothly until we advised we were staying longer then 3 months and then the questions started.
Appartently you require a travel visa for Europe for extended stays. We then got a little nervous as she wanted to see our return flights, who we were staying with, an …
... Emma. It is so easy to keep in touch using the ship's satellite system although quite expensive. We were advised by the Bridge that we would pass by Gibraltar at about 3pm and true enough, almost on the dot of 3 the 'Rock' was visible in the haze but we were sailing much closer to the north coast of Africa than to Gibraltar itself. We took part in the afternoon dance class and the dance teachers are extremely good. Later that evening we met up with Jo and ...
... to the sea and to the Portuguese brave explorers. The popular caravels used for the explorations are even part of the street lamps. But Lisbon is also the city of hills. Each has its own characteristics, its own different personality: Bairro Alto is the hub of night life, Alfama the heart of traditions, Chiado is the chic neighbourhood, and so on. You can decide to ride around them in a tram and it's a bit like a ...
... Barrio Alto, with lots of neat little trinkets. Even Portuguese junk is cool. Returning from the market, we took a ride on the famous Line 28 tram before making our way back to the hotel. Something that I didn't previously did not know about Lisbon, but quickly discovered: the city is essentially built on 7 main hills. Translation: you will be walking uphill in every direction. Although I wasn't the biggest fan of that, it was so worth it to see all of the awesome views. ...
... dark because they absorb and reflect the moonlight. Peru is a place where they mine moon rock. In the past, they used to make some staircases of it because it glows.
Our last day in Lisbon, we left at 9:20 at night so had the whole day. We just did school until Maddie and Goncalo came over. We played the paragraph game with them which made me feel like I was at a Mossman family gathering. It's a game where each ...
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