2 May – Lisbon, Portugal May 2nd 2016 Welcome to Portugal! We have made it to mainland Europe!
Let’s start by briefly crying about the lemons. We were really looking forward to seeing Seville, but it wasn’t going to do us any good to sail in circles outside Cadiz if the weather would prevent us from going ashore. Now we will make lemonade and we really enjoyed our visit in Lisbon. So we will put Seville back on our bucket ... read more
Europe » Portugal 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