Thanks for the memories, Portugal. Until we meet again...
Okay, my photo bug is getting worse. I took 231 pics today. My camera is going to feel so unloved once it gets back to the States.Since today is a 12 of 12, I decided to select only 12 photos to share with you today. I'm a little too tired to scrap them right now,… Continue reading Castles, palaces, and toys (oh my!)
Another day, another 180 pictures.Today we went to Belém to see the National Museum of Coaches and the Jerónimos Monastery. On our way, we saw a Burger King, and I loved its sign "Auto King." This is to advertise its drive-through, which is apparently uncommon in Portugal.Belém is home to the President's Palace. Note the… Continue reading A royal day
Bom dia!After our long, treacherous hike to the Moorish Castle yesterday (my thighs are killing me), we decided to take a much-needed day of rest (it might also have to do with the fact that I slept until noon-- in my defense, I stayed up 'till 2). We did go to a grocery store, Lidl,… Continue reading A day of rest
Today, we traveled back in time with a visit to the Moorish Castle in Sintra. I took over 100 photos, so I whittled them down and put them into a video. Enjoy!
Lots of sightseeing today. Our first stop was Cabo da Roca (literally the End of Rock), which is the western most point in Europe.Pictured below: 1) I inadvertently lied the other day when I said aloe grows in abundance here. Apparently it's a plant commonly referred to as the Dangerous Invader because of how quickly… Continue reading The winner takes it all
See? I'm learning a few words. "Desculpe" means "pardon me" or "I'm sorry."A tired olá as I'm ending Day 3 in Portugal. On today's agenda was Lisbon. From Cascais, we took a bus, then a train, and then a metro to the city. It's a beautiful trip with the ocean on one side and the… Continue reading Desculpe for so many pictures