Palacete Chafariz D'El Rei
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have found a part of myself in spain that I didn’t think I could and I am so
excited for the things I am able to accomplish now. While we were sitting there
a young Arabic man took interest in me… although I was really freaked out when
we came coming up to me explaining I was the moon in his sky and that he wanted
to marry me and take me back to Libya, Tamar and Amanda thought it was cute and
reminded me that when we get home that attention wont ...
... Crossed road to xxx – sphinx like and then tracked to belem tower watched football and sat in park. Walked across by the overhead bridge to private arts museum – free – well-kept and flea market then to maritime museum. Good ship collections – vasco da gama and francizes alburque – Indian and Melaka connection. Passed monastery to the famous Belem Pasteire shop – long queue for it though it moved fast. We bought Pastel ...
... universal language of jewelry and smart-phone "selfies" prevailed. One was thrilled with the Pandora bracelet she had bought and they were both ecstatic about the sunshine and were trying to take “selfies” of themselves in the spa to send home. There are of course also the less than delightful characters – one rotund man with beady eyes and a very large belly – who looks to me like a puffer fish, whose tactic to have a spa to himself, is to ...
... the mornings and the kitchen/ lounge transformed into a bar at night!
Friday afternoon was spent at a popular beach just outside Lisbon called Cascais. This quaint little beach town on the atlantic has now become a huge tourist center. The beach was crowded, but a great choice for the 90 degree day. I swam in the ocean for a bit (it was surprisingly cold), laid out on the sand, and played sand soccer with some other of the Butler folks and one ...
... We had seen storks while we were in Spain and also a couple of years ago when we were in Turkey. They do not nest in trees but instead nest in very exposed areas and return to the same nest each year. Some of this might be due to their wingspan.
On the way to Evora we called in to the oldest Cromlech in Southern Europe dating back 7,000 years. Never heard of Cromlech we hear you say; neither had we until today. It is apparently a term, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed