Travel Blogs from Lisbon
Despite a bit of morning traffic (once again it was the French cars that were the main issue, this may or may not have been due to Dane's focus on them), we eventually made it into Lisbon ...
... that was the end of the organised group tour. Overall good, although the guide was not very passionate. Met some nice people, particularly a nice USAmerican woman named Molly whose husband died a few years ago and now venturing out on her own. She restored my faith in American’s and sensibility. One of the most genuine people I’ve met.
I dumped my belongings and followed my mobile phone GPS in the direction of the castle/fort ...
After a pleasant four hour bus ride Kellie and I arrived easily at our hostel, the sister hostel of the one at which we had stayed in Lagos. We had made the booking only that day, but someone had forgotten to correct the vacancy figures on Hostelbookers, to the effect that the hostel had actually been full. A lot of people were are studying in Spain come to Lisbon, and other such locations, on the weekend. The hostel was very apologetic about this mistake, but as ...
... to bursting with ripe oranges lining the street. At first, we thought it was frowned upon to actually pick them, but then we saw an old man smacking some down with his cane.. free snacks everywhere you go? I can work with that.
... at a little shop that sold ginjinha, a Portuguese cherry liquor served in a chocolate shot cup (you drink half out of the litle cup then eat the whole cup with the rest of the liquor in it) which was also a lovely treat. After sufficient food tasting of the town we caught the bus to another of the many sights (they have many smaller castles/palaces/mansions/grounds etc) which was a big park full of native and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility