Category Archives: Lisbon

Museu Gulbenkian in Porto, Portugal, one of the finest private art collections (Peg’s photos)

Here’s Peg’s photos. https://plus.google.com/photos/111993279450383941292/albums/5925693274485152609?authkey=CPSk-aLNkbeqowE     Advertisements

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Our first day in Porto

September 19, 2013 Went to the porto (which means ‘port’) of Porto today.  Nice views on the way-  we went to the church and cathedral. Had a nice lunch, a sort of tapa approach, with some crunch yet flacky crusts, … Continue reading

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Photos of the Lisbon harbor

https://plus.google.com/photos/111993279450383941292/albums/5924122215238013185?authkey=CLGLhpGeg9qGrwE A lovely harbor and the magnificent plaza there, as well as some other shots of Lisbon.

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A visit to the town of Sintra, a lovely World Heritage Site outside Lisbon

September 15, 2013 Sintra has been a World Heritage Site since 1995 for its Moorish castle on top of the mountain, its Romantic era architechture, lovely hillside homes and the wonderful view.  The area nearby has buildings from the 8th-9th … Continue reading

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A few thoughts on the cuisine in Lisbon

Our first night here we had dinner at a place nearby.  It took forever to get our meal and there were very few people there.  I ordered a grilled salmon and it was superb and worth the wait.  The lettuce … Continue reading

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September 13, walking around Castle St George

September 13, 2013 Another sunny and warm day here in Lisbon.  I walked around Castle St George.  There are lots of tourists in this area, about 1 kilometer from our apartment.  To get here I have to climb up a … Continue reading

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A few opening shots from Lisboa (Lisbon)

We arrived yesterday around noon after a brief stop in the Azors.  After we found our apartment we went for a bit of a climb.  Lisbon, you see, has 7 hills.  I think there are more, as we climbed 37 … Continue reading

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