Cascais September 27th 2017 It seems that mayoral elections will be held throughout Portugal on Sunday, and unlike back home, they seem to take this very seriously here. When we got back to the apartment last night we struggled to open the door for all the propaganda that had been stuffed under it. This morning we can only get out of the square near the apartment along one very narrow alley. One of the only other two alleys ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Lisbon & Tagus Valley » Cascais 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
Former TravelPod Member: the.sheehan
Joined: June 22nd, 2015
We live in Melbourne, Australia, with our three offspring Scott, Emma and Troy, Coco the dog, and cats Sidney and Chilli. As at 2015 our offspring have all left school and should, in theory at least, be capable of fending for themselves, so as long as they don't kill each other or burn the house down, we can now happily trip off into the sunset.
Issy was born in Malta. She came to Australia with her family when she was four, and as at early 2015 she's never been back.
I was born in London to Australian parents who met ... full info