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Adeus Portugal, Hola Barcelona!

Our taster of Portugal, Lisboa, was a real treat, and as we wound up our visit there is much to look back at fondly. The people are warm and welcoming, the food is fresh and interesting and the scenery amazing. We traveled in Spring, and found it warm and sunny – we are packing for … Continue reading »

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Day trip to Sintra and Cascais

Lisbon was our base, and there is lots to see and do in and around the city, but we also decided a day trip to Peña Palace on Sintra mountain would be interesting. I set out early, as I had to trek up to the top of our hill, then over and down another funicular … Continue reading »

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Belem – Lisboa

Armed with timed-entry tickets and a bit of luck we readied fairly early and then headed down the hill to the bus stop near the metro station closest to us, looking for a ride further towards the ocean, to a place called Belem. A modern tram (15E) arrived, we had expected a bus or older … Continue reading »

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