Portugal Trip April 11th 2010 Ola a Sesmarais. Como esta? E gratis? Nao? Quanta? (Hello from Seamarais. How are you? Is it free? No? Then how much is it?) As you can see we’ve been doing a lot of shopping and we’re getting pretty good at asking the essential questions (unless you’re into pilfering fruit from an overhanging tree, nothing is free).
Sesmarais is the region that we are staying in and I’ve finally ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Lisbon & Tagus Valley » Lisbon 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