Lounging about in Lisbon October 22nd 2013 Hello from rain sodden Lisbon, Portugal where there has been local flooding.
I’m sure it’s a very nice place but after 3 hours of battling torrential rain and gusty winds I gave up and returned to the ship. Peter’s off to the Beer museum when it opens at 12:00. I have caught the cold that is going round the ship. Better that than norovirus which means you are confined to cabin and the st ... 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