Palacete Chafariz D'El Rei
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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Thursday 11 Sep 14 – Early arrival in Lisbon to mist, fog and cloudy skies with a forecast of showers. Great !! For whatever reasons, Portugal chooses to follow the Queensland choice of not joining the rest of Europe on Daylight Saving Time and we had to put our clocks back an hour for our visit to Lisbon. The bonus was an extra hour of sleep.
We were doing our own thing today (not an organized tour) and we had a ...
... the Portugese maritime explorers, such Vasco de Gama and Ferdinand Magellan, on the river at Belem (a must do day trip from the city centre). It is huge sandstone edifice, shaped like the prow of a ship, jutting out to the water. Along each side are carved the images of the explorers and their patron kings and queens, lead at the front by Henry the Navigator, If you are interested you can Google Padrao dos Descobrimentos. The viewpoint from the top ...
If April was Turkey month, May was definitely Western Europe month. We spent the entire month in a pretty small geographic area, seeing pretty similar things in Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal. It was nice to not have to worry about drinking bad water, or crime, or people trying to sell us things constantly, but it wasn't particularly nice to have to deal with Western European prices. I think we also saw a few too many palaces and cathedrals, and on the whole probably spent ...
Monday 27/1On the recommendation of my host Ricardo, I caught a train out to
Sintra, a small historical town to the north-west of Lisbon. I'd
never before heard of the place but Sintra was a real highlight of my
travels, a pretty little place full of UNESCO-listed, 19th
century Romantic architecture. Passing through the town centre and
past the Sintra National Palace, with its two immense white chimneys,
I got to ...
... comfort of his pusher.
Relieved to be back on the bus, we started our drive back.
Although not our favourite city, it was still a very interesting place to visit – perhaps our visit was too short – many people have told us how much they love Lisbon.
Tonight was our last night on Crystal Serenity – tomorrow we disembark and fly to Bordeaux to start our driving holiday across the South of ...