VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel & Spa
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... or scratches. We covered the entire country - the southern coast to the north, from the Spanish border to the Atlantic coast, and stayed in all 8 regions of Portugal. We rented a Renault Megane, which is very popular here and it was a great car. Very comfortable, roomy and had excellent gas mileage. Cars here are predominately French or German. Very few Japanese cars. Everyone drives VERY fast and ...
With the weather fine,much warmer than UK we set off next morning by train from Rossio station to Sintra up in the hills. This Unesco site is obviously from a time long past, grand buildings and estates clinging to the hill, the quite steep hill!
A set menu provided three courses,beer and coffee for seven euros, (Tasca do Manuel), all crowded cosily into the cafe .I can imagine Sintra being a bit hectic in high season but in ...
... a place that was on a street lined with outdoor restaurants called A Lota, which turned out be very a whole Lota mediocre food! But there was a full moon rising so after dinner we took the funicular up to the miradouro to admire the views.
On Sunday (8/10) our plan was to explore the Belem area of Lisbon. It is about 6km down the Lisbon waterfront and we started off walking because it was a gorgeous sunny day with a nice cool breeze, but I wanted to save my walking ...
... We learned that people in that time were desperate for spices (especially pepper) to use on their food because it lacked tasted from the smoking and drying they used to preserve it. There are several grand monuments honoring these seafarers in Belem. We also visited an interesting coach museum that contains original carriages used in the 15th-18th centuries; it might be the best such collection in the world.
Nearby is the church and former monastery of ...
... After a huge mix up of communication with the lady organizing the tour, we found out that we had missed the pick up! We decided to take the city on ourselves and went for another walk! It was such a sunny and beautiful day and we ended up shedding our layers and soaking up some beautiful rays of sunshine! We walked along the smaller streets, saw some amazing street art and then made our way back to ...