VIP Executive Arts Hotel
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... to a nearby beach packed with people for swims and sleeps in the afternoon.
Dinner is a unique affair. A local restaurant Adega Do Ribatejo are known for their traditional Portugese Faro singing. Men play 12-string guitars and our servers and cooks sing to us all throughout our meal. This type of singing is supposed to be very sombre and we do our best to remain quiet throughout.
... than the usual skirt steak and French fries that seems to constitute the majority of the Portuguese diet. What I noticed almost immediately about this restaurant was the clientel. As opposed to the normal, slower paced and atypical Portuguese you might find at most other cafes around town this restaurant had a much faster pace and business feel.
As I began the normal procession towards people watching I noticed a mix of and ...
Interesting fact, the E in E-reader actually stands for ETERNAL... just learned this today in the Catedral de Sť.
Its good to decompress a little before the conference. Lunch of course was bacalhau... amazing! People are really nice, and getting used to the different Portugese is great fun!
Its a lovely city, easy to walk around. And reminds you at times of San Francisco (bridge included).
Its good here (too!).
... remainder of the time in Portugal we're going to eat local and stop trying to have a foodie experience--I think this is a smart move.
Tomorrow we drive to Fatima and on to Port. From there on Friday we'll go in search of the abandoned Farias castle.
We'll check in and give you an update on Friday evening (our time).
Have a great end of the week!
... and other open areas. It had a great view of the city from all sides as one might expect.
We then walked down the hill past the Cathedral which we had already visited a couple of days ago and found a restaurant were we had our first good Portugal meal. Anne had a very tasty fish rice stew with prawns while Bruce had a mixture containing calamari, prawns, peppers and pork. The tastes and aromas were lovely. Bruce ended up having ...