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Lisbon, Portugal 087

Portugal- The Great Discovery

June 4th 2011
Saturday June 4th, 2011 Atlantic Ocean off the NW point of the Iberian Peninsula Latitude 43 degrees 42 minutes’ north- Longitude 9 degrees 21 minutes’ west We just finished making two port calls in Portugal and I would have to say we were very pleasantly surprised by what we saw in Portimao and Lisbon. We did not really expect Portugal to have such wonderful beaches with nice clean ... 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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