Week 23: Lisbon July 6th 2015 Hi Everyone,
This weekend was Lisbon, Capital city of Portugal.
Bottom Line Up Front: Go There. It is absolutely fantastic.
When I set out on this weird European tour, Lisbon wasn't even on the list. If it weren't for my stay in the Netherlands getting extended to August 1st, then I never would have even gone.
I'm so glad I stayed the extra month now :-)
I described it earlier today a ... 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