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Day 60 Lagos to Lisbon via Tunes

June 16th 2018
Today was all about travelling to Lisbon. Waiting for the train we engaged in an informative dialogue with a café (small business) owner about the state of affairs in Portugal (not happy Jan). Not only was he a well-educated person but he had worked for the government and financial institutions in Portugal as well as the US. We were able to learn a few things as well as have a few affirmed. Austr ... read more
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Portuguese Flag 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
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