Portugal


Lisbon, Portugal; Day 5

Today’s adventures took us to the Belèm area of Lisbon via metro and city bus. It’s nearly at the mouth of the Rio Tagas estuary, the water access to Lisbon from the Atlantic. It was from here in 1497 that Vasco Da Gama set off on his historic voyage to India. With it, he usheredContinue reading “Lisbon, Portugal; Day 5”

Lisbon, Portugal; Day 3

A quiet day today. We started by hanging around our lovely apartment and then wandering the neighborhood enjoying the spring sunshine. We basically alternated between walking, stopping at a park/cafe, walking, stopping at another park/cafe etc. The first stop was just down the street. The kids ran around the grass across the street and theContinue reading “Lisbon, Portugal; Day 3”

Lisbon, Portugal; Day 1

The Adventurers have arrived in Europe! Portugal marks our arrival on the 4th continent of the trip (North America, Asia, Africa are the others) and 6th major region if you count Central America and the Middle East. It’s also our 8th country if you’re keeping track. We are planning to spend quite a bit ofContinue reading “Lisbon, Portugal; Day 1”

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