Travel Blogs from Lisbon
I'm not sure if I like bugs all that much. Admittedly I don’t hate them, but having them in my personal space has never seemed to cater well to me. I try my best not to strike a death blow to largely unknowing intruders into my space, but I am not always successful. I say this frequently, but if a bug is outside fluttering about in the wilderness or crawling on some pavement, then I will almost never kill it. Once ...
... for dessert in a Portugese restaurant called Hockey Cafe. The restaurant brought us some appetizers to start with, which we thought were included but they weren't. We found out later from Isobel that if we didn't want them we could have sent them away, but it was OK. They were tasty, and they were Portugese, so it didn't feel like we were cheating after all.
... South, successfully arriving at the market! Before we left, Tony had briefed me and his last words before our departure were,"I do not want to go in this area"!!! Of course we did, like a magnet, guess where we went? I can find all of those don't go places, anywhere, anytime.
The Market was disappointing only because there was nothing different from the grocery store. The fun part of course though is the hustle and bustle of people, all ages chattering ...
... it is a large, intricate church with lots of chambers. The statue work has to be seen to be believed (I will add some of the pictures to Skydrive when we get to Madrid next week). Following the Lisbon town tour we went to Estoril, Cascai and Sintra - the golden triangle of Lisbon and its Atlantic coast. Estoril is the heart of the Rivieria and there certainly were some magnificent mansions there. It is not the prime tourist season so we didn't get to meet ...
We docked at 5pm in Doca de Alcantara and are staying overnight. As we entered the harbour we went under an enormous bridge of two levels, the top for cars and bottom for trains. It looked like the ship only just got under it. We got off the ship, grabbed a map from the terminal and walked into the old city into the main square, Praca do Comercio. We went to the tourist bureau to get information and plan our ...
How has this spa rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service