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DSC00811 Overlooking Lisbon  
   

DSC00811 Overlooking Lisbon

23 Aug

August 26th 2011
Tues 23-Aug-2011 Lisbon No rush to pack our bags this morning as it was a morning sightseeing around Lisbon city then followed by a tour of the local surrounds Sightseeing with your local guide to view Sao Jorge Castle, the Monument to the Discoveries & the Belem Tower, starting point for Portugal's great navigators & explorers to the New World during the 1500's (think of Vasco deG ... read more
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Portuguese Flag Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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