Portugal (Lisbon/Porto)... June 6th 2010 Hi Everyone,
My apologies for the 2+ week hiadus. Turns out keep up with blogs in Europe is harder than expected. Guess it just means we're having a great time.
So Amit and I got into Lisbon (from Madrid) rather eary in the morning after a night train. We upgraded to the bed from a train seat and it was well worth it. I think the first thing Amit and I noticed about Lisbon was that it w ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Lisboa 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
I am traveling Europe starting April 31st for 3 months.
MAY: Amit and I are travelling together for the first month. We're going to England -> France -> Spain -> Portugal -> Italy -> Greece. Amit then has to go back to work for CRA.
JUNE: This leg of the tour is TBD (going to wing it). Plans include: Northern Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, and Belgium....suggestions?
JULY: I will be spending the early part of July in Paris with my family. We will then be taking a Mediterranean cruise. The 12-day cruise starts in Venice and will be stopping in Croatia (Sp... full info