Palacete Chafariz D'El Rei
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... to the beach and had a great afternoon throwing the frisbee and relaxing. The following day was again pretty grey but we took our wet weather gear and embarked on another walking tour. Although it belted rain for a while, our guide was amazing and finished the tour with a massive poem that he had written about the history of Barcelona. It was like something Dave would write and if we hadn't been ripped off in Budapest we would have given him more than ...
... and dreary. Dennis had reserved a room at the Intercontinental which turned out to be in an old palace on the main town square. Because of his status with the company we got upgraded to a very luxurious room that is two stories; we actually have two full baths, a little terrace (next to a wall unfortunately) but we have a beautiful view from the bedroom upstairs. After checking in we went out to a cafe on the town square to get some lunch. Apparently there is a very popular type ...
... look Lisbon has is its buildings with the "azulejos" (tiles) on the exterior of these buildings. Again, the tiles are an old tradition of Portugal and they stick to this still today. While other cities are becoming modern looking by adding modern architecture to their buildings, Portugal keeps these azulejos and grasps on to the only thing they have: their past.
They hold on to the past because they simply have no hope for the future. To quote one of the speakers ...
We walked around awhile then decided to go back for one more sunset drink at the fabulous rooftop bar of our hotel!
... at sea and their achievements in discovering the 'new world'. A true highlight and a must see if you were visiting Lisbon.
7. Visit to the Champalimaud research centre - This research centre built for the purpose to cancer research was built by Charles Correa from India. My brother-in-law was his apprentice when this building was in design phase and helped with this project. So we had to go visit to see his achievements :)