VIP Inn Miramonte Hotel
Travel Blogs from Colares
... the cafe to first serve espresso in Portugal (maybe Europe? Our source was unclear...). I wish I could share it all with you, I guess you'll have to wait for us to put up pictures when we get home in February! On January 4th we took the tram to Belém (at the mouth of the river) and visited the Orientál Museum (incredible art and artifacts showing Portugal's influence on Asia and Asia's influence on the shaping of Portugal. Remember Tai Pan dad?); walked around the ...
... to ibiza through barcelona and keep our return flight from ibiza. Crisis averted. Until we try to check into our hotel taht night and Tim didnt have his passport. Literally all our plans went out the window. He was potentially facing being stuck in europe until the embassy could arrange something. A few stressful hours later we retraced our steps back to the airport and whaddyaknow it was in lost and found. Thank god. loved lisbon but glad to get out of that country after all ...
We arose at 3am to take a taxi to the bus station and a bus to the airport. I slept most of the three-hour plane journey to Lisbon, Portugal.
Arriving early in Lisbon we hopped off the airport bus and began the walk to our accommodation. We had booked a little self-contained apartment, with a kitchen, bathroom and bedroom.
We soon discovered that Lisbon is hilly. Very hilly. Mark was ...
... the desire to recreate this glory does not have this paralyzing effect like it does on Portugal. It is still possible to Americans, even in this time of economic hardships, to recover and regain its position as the top power in the world. Portugal's focus on one part of history has led to a powerful sentiment of nostalgia that has seemingly trapped the society in a state of pessimism and inability to ever recreate those days of glory. ...
We left for Lisboa, Portugal on Tues of last week, and after just barely making the bus in Portalegre, we arrived at Catalena and Inyaki's house. This was a family we had met at a house warming party we went to with Chris and Jill last weekend. They're a very nice family, Catalena is from belgum and Inyaki is a bask (sp?) spaniard, and they have two adorable daughter 5 and 3, Inez and Elsa. They're all bilingual, including the girls who speak 3 languages already! This multi-lingualism is ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility