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... outside is even more impressive, the detailing on the stonework of the church and cloister entrances is really fantastic. There isn't much in the cloister really but more of the Manueline decoration and a beautiful refectory line with the Azulejo tiling which is so common and popular in Portugal.
Housed within the Monastery buildings is the Museum of Archaeology (B+) which contains some interesting pieces from Portugal's history (including ...
... all the domestic jobs/positions such as housekeeping, wait staff, and (some) cooks, majority were mainly filled by Africans/Afro-Europeans. I don't if this is just in Lisbon, but if there is a trend as we moved through Europe I will definitely observe more closely and maybe even try to get a few interviews. But that's all for Lisbon. Next stop, Albufeira! I'll make sure to have my wake up call ...
... my own. If I could do that, Europe is a piece of cake.)
Anyway, everyone made it to the flight on time and we all got home safely. I headed back to celebrate Sarah's birthday with a special dinner. I gave her the necklace I bought for her in Sintra. :)
Now, I have to get back to reality (is this even reality?) and do some actual homework before the next week starts. More plans, more excitement, and more adventure await.
... it was enormous. As we stood looking up at the ceiling in awe of its size and rustic beauty, we could sense someone watching us and studying our every move. She was a casually dressed lady who looked very much like a fellow tourist. Chris gave me a look and it was obvious we were thinking the same thing. We walked out of the church, passed the beggars and started walking up the street. She was also walking with us. We slowed, ...
... trying to do the same. Merriment was had by all and The Grande let the rest know that we were "australiano" before his headwear was thieved by dutch/spanish wenches. Fortunately, it was recovered and attention turned to the cervesa-nator who wrangled with cervesas the size of his head, sometimes winning sometimes not. These were the nights, good music and good people dancing til the wee hours of the morning. The days on the other hand ...