VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel & Spa
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... for some business from me. It turned into another shoving
and slapping and screaming event. Ah, Seville, this is what I expected of you!
The ride from Seville was westward past Huelva and more
fertile and manicured farmland, orchards, and olive groves in Spain. The border
with Portugal is at the Guadiana River, and the landscape suddenly changes
subtly. Spain had a huge building boom up until 2008, so there are new housing
and commercial ...
... the tour was like oh cool. Not cool for everyone else who just wanted it to finish because it was ******* down with rain. Highlights of the tour were the graffiti and the oldest public urinel check out the pics.
After being told how much the Portaguese are *******s and will rip you off we went out to lunch and experienced not them trying to rip you off but just giving you extra that you have to pay for without any mention that you have to pay for it. ...
... selling cheese. I tried the traditional Portuguese cherry liquor called gingja that they serve to you in a mini, chocolate shot glass. You drink half the liquor and then pop the whole shot glass in your mouth and the creamy chocolate and sweet cherry flavours combine in your mouth like a sort of alcoholic cherry ripe. Amaze!
Dane headed south for the day, to Almada, passing a bridge that was designed by someone from San Francisco and looks like a smaller (but still ...
... up to the top of the Castelo district to see Sao Jorge Castle is well worth it, the views are excellent from up there.
It is also worth wandering sometimes, especially through a couple of districts called Alfama and Barrio Alto. Alfama is the oldest district in Lisbon and very important for the cultural identity of the city. It is also the home of Fado, the melancholy guitar-based music famous in Portugal. Barrio Alto is home to an ...
... an 8 minute nap where my eyes wouldn't stay open any longer). We stop for the loo and to stretch our legs at what we think will be about halfway. I finally get the sat nav to tell us time to destination and we are only a little over a third of the way! Due into Lisbon at 5.30pm. We make up some time and make it to the hotel (after a detour and ignoring the sat nav for a while) for 5.20pm. Richard returns the car and we just ...