Lisbon, Portugal and Gibralter, UK January 11 & 12, 2016 January 13th 2016 Monday, Jan. 11. Lisbon, Portugal 8:00AM-4:30PM cloudy start to the day, becoming sunny and warm up to 16C. Lovely day!
Feeling right as rain this morning! Whew!
Ended up hiring a driver for a couple of hours. Jose Dantas da Silva. Delightfully classy Portuguese gentleman With excellent English, impeccible manners, and a wonderfully ethnic moustache. Took us to St. Jorge Castle, a church, Belem ... 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