Vip Executive Saldanha Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
Two nights to see the sights of Lisbon, Portugal.
Ran a 21km Race through the city and over their beautiful bridge.
... tart I have tasted up until then has been as good as those !!
It was now about 3.15pm and “all aboard” was 3.30pm. Back in the van we were only 5 mins drive to the port and by the time Pedro snaked in and out of the parked cars at the port, we alighted our “Pirates” tour at 3.25pm with plenty of people queued up to get on board.
Our items bought at the Cintra shop were in our backpack and surprisingly, as we ...
... started descending into the streets and put carnation flowers into the muzzles of rifles and on the uniforms of the army. It changed the Portuguese rule from a dictatorship to a democracy. So, they had a concert, a big parade and lots of people selling and wearing carnations. Pretty amazing to think this only happened in 1974.
The only thing we did on Thursday is go the Hard Rock Cafe for a good ...
... it was quite good. It does have a bit of tobacco though, so I felt slightly rebellious! Oh well :) living on the edge man! So then I made my way to the airport. I hadn't told my mum or my sister, but the plan was to get the last train to Stansted Airport on Saturday night and sleep at the airport. Amina could have driven me, but it would have been an early early start. We'd have to get up at 4am to get me to Stansted at 6.30am and then my flight to Porto was at 8.30am. So it felt ...
... would say that my experience here has been an interesting go. First time in a country where I don't speak the language and being completely on my own, unknown of my surroundings. I think I managed alright in this trial and error process of solo travel. What I found out about Portugal is that it is a mix of old and new, displayed in not only the architecture but also in the shops, cafes and restaurants. On a personal note, at the beginning of the week I felt rather lonely ...
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