Olissippo Castelo Hotel
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... I am amazed that these little trams climb the steep hills of Lisbon!
After all of the up hill walking, Jim easily convinced us to take the subway back to the hotel. It was another surprise. First, it is only built in the old river valley and does not exist in the higher hills, The stations are very deep underground, but they are large and modern and very clean,
... guitar (12 strings, beautiful), sometimes, some other singers pop in and do a song or three. The two guitar players are like a karaoke machine. It is great fun. The food was also very good. It wasn't a cheap evening at E$55. But it was good.
The only thing left to do was to get more Chicken before we left Portugal the following day. So that is what we did. And it was still delicious. That is ALL we did on our last day.
Next stop London!
... may be slightly different but they are by no means revelatory. After thinking about it more I realized that I loved traveling because it made me stronger, more resilient, and determined. At the same time it also makes me more
accepting and patient since there are a number of differences or letdowns that I have to go through. I feel like if I can say that this experience has made me stronger and more accepting then I think it would have been truly worth it. ...
... tomorrow afternoon. We did however catch one train after Conor finished his shoe shopping. We caught the Rua da Bica, which semi funicular tram that took us to the bottom of the hill and back into the main section of the town. The ride was enjoyable, despite being squashed in like sardines!
After a busy afternoon we returned to the room presently and spent a couple of hours relaxing and doing nothing. We then walked literally 10 metres to the restaurant next door, ...
... would quite literally be up **** creek. The reason I mention it is, even from a tourist's perspective, when staying in San Sebastian but particularly Barcelona, they are passionately not Spanish, including speaking their own language. It wasn't like this a few years back but it's getting more predominant nowadays.
With that heavy prelude complete, here's the week that was:
-24 hours in SAN SEBASTIAN - 'Spain's culinary capital'
Our departure from France was ...