Tagged: Lisbon

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Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal

Pena Palace figures in the list of seven wonders of Portugal; one look at the flamboyant palace and we knew why! The bright colors and amazing stone carvings take you to a different world!...

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Belem Tower, Lisbon, Portugal

The white worn out façade of Belem Tower is attractive; one can spot it from Discoveries Monument. The walk along the bank of River Tagus towards Belem Tower under the blue skies that day...

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Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon

We were in the Belem area of Lisbon; the very purpose was to visit Jeronimos Monastery! It is the resting place of Vasco da Gama, the first European to reach India by sea, linking...

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Discoveries Monument, Lisbon

Discoveries Monument is an unmissable sight! The white sculpted iconic monument is eye catching because of its composition. The whole structure is drama and action packed. A ship ready to depart! Explorers of Discoveries...

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Portuguese Pavement Tile Patterns

While I was on walking tours along the streets of Lisbon one thing that caught my attention was the pavement tile patterns. The sidewalks were full of designs which are hard to ignore. How...

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Beware of Pickpocket in Lisbon

We were just beginning the journey in Lisbon when we had to pause it due to an incident of pickpocket in Lisbon. Slight laxity on our side and we were targeted by the pickpockets....

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Lisbon’s Old Quarter, Portugal

Day one in Lisbon we visited Alfama Lisbon’s old quarter. It was criss cross of lanes or a steep flight of lanes or winding alleyways and we clutched on to our guide books and...