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  • Lisbon you beauty!Lisbon is a great city to visit for a few days and being in Europe it is so easy to catch a flight to another country for two or three days. As a joint birthday present we also treated ourselves Posted by NZ_France in Blogs 2009 - 2017 | Mar 8, 2014
  • Portugal! Sintra, More Lisbon, Obidos, & Nazare ===Sintra - Three Castles in One Day!=== We left the house relatively early after having a quick breakfast. We were very excited for a long day-trip to the ne Posted by familyineurope in Family in Europe | Jul 15, 2017
  • Off MadeiraWe are sailing through the day to arrive at Funchal, Madeira. The scheduled arrival time is 8pm which will leave us a couple of hours after dinner to get the party into full swing in the run up to Posted by DanutaS in CMV Magellan Christmas cruise | Dec 30, 2016
  • At sea. En route from Funchal to Lisbon. [img=http://phot Posted by DanutaS in CMV Magellan Christmas cruise | Dec 31, 2016
  • LisbonThe last port of call and it was dull this morning as we berthed in Lisbon harbour. Arrival time was too early to go on deck and capture the sights of the Christ the Redeemer statue, the suspension bridge Posted by DanutaS in CMV Magellan Christmas cruise | Jan 1, 2017
  • Christmas Day. At seaWell, Santa did not get stuck in the funnel. We got a small present from CMV's Santa. CMV cufflinks for me and a mirror compact for Danuta. We also got a boxed set of playing cards and Posted by DanutaS in CMV Magellan Christmas cruise | Dec 24, 2016
  • Nun's valley trip.Decided as we hadn't seen a lot of the island yet we would do the half day tour to Nun's valley. This was the valley where the nuns went to hide from pirates. The drive up was Posted by DanutaS in Madeira | Nov 3, 2015
  • Relaxing dayPlanned the rest of the holiday and booked a trip to the Sunday morning farmers market and the whole day East Coast tour for Monday. Iwona also booked a Saturday morning Levada walk. Posted by DanutaS in Madeira | Nov 4, 2015
  • ArrivedPicked up at the airport and arrived at apartment. Lovely apartment. Very central. Just went to the supermarket for a few basics. Later went next door to an Italian restaurant as we didn't want to walk Posted by DanutaS in Madeira | Oct 30, 2015
  • FunchalIn the morning just wandered around and got our bearings. Went for a 3 course special lunch in O Tapassol restaurant. Then wondered some more and had a drink in the sun. (Poncho in Iwona's case-she had to Posted by DanutaS in Madeira | Oct 31, 2015
  • Reids dinner danceAs we had booked dinner and dance at Reids palace before we got here we didn't want to do anything too energetic in the morning. Thought we would get the bus along to Lido. Had brunch in the Posted by DanutaS in Madeira | Nov 1, 2015
  • MonteTook the cable car up and spent the entire morning in the tropical gardens. Then went to a cafe for coffee and cakes. After that managed to persuade George to go with us on the toboggan run. Posted by DanutaS in Madeira | Nov 2, 2015
  • MadieraDocked at 9.30 and went ashore soon after. Decided to get a hop on hop off bus. It took us to a high point on the island where we got off for some great views. We carried Posted by DanutaS in Oriana cruise to the Canaries. | Jul 17, 2015
  • LisbonHad breakfast in Al Fresco today for a change. It was lovely. Less choice but still plenty to choose from. We had fruit and yoghurt and then sausages wrapped in bacon. I had an omelette and Posted by DanutaS in Oriana cruise to the Canaries. | Jul 10, 2015
  • At sea enroute to La CorunaI (George) am doing the blog today for reasons which will become obvious later. It was an excellent day today. First of all the sea was not as bad as on the way down. We have travelled up Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 19, 2014
  • LisbonThe sea swell had subsided overnight so we had a good night's sleep and were up early for breakfast as we docked in Lisbon. Took the shuttle bus into the city centre. Took the Gloria funicular railway up Posted by DanutaS in Adonia Cruise | Nov 8, 2014
  • Lookalike Lisboa Having never been to Portugal, it had been on my list for a while, and after toying between a sunshine holiday in the Algarve, or a cultural experience in Lisbon I went for the latter, joi Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Oct 26, 2015
  • Ramblers walks around Madeira2 weeks [[http://www.visitmadeira.pt/en-gb/madeira/madeira|Madeira]]; one for recce and one leading a private Rambler's group from Bristol. The Portuguese navigators Tristão Vaz Teixeira, Bartolomeu Perestrelo and João Gonçalves Z Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Oct 19, 2016
  • Falling in love with LisbonOn my way to Cape Verde from Madeira, I decided to have a 4 days stop Portugal where I explored and fell in love with Lisbon. Lisbon is a happening place full of character, culture, tiles history and a booming Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Oct 23, 2016
  • Lisbon is magnificentToday was spent exploring this stunning city by bus and foot . Baxia is interesting for it's imposing buildings and squares. I started off on the Belem bus about 20 minutes way on the harbour front. I got off to walk Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jun 11, 2014
  • Medieval Obidos and surf town of PenicheOff to the countryside north of Lisbon to explore 2 villages. Left 8.45 am to catch metro from Rossio to Campo Grande, The bus for Obidos left at 9.30 am and took 1 hour 10 min for 7.6 e Obidos Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jun 12, 2014
  • Cascais - Beaches near LisbonLeft hostel at. 930 after their yummy breakfasts of toast, crepes and fruit. Wandered around some nearby town areas I hadn't been to yet. Avenida da liberdade is beautiful avenue with gardens and shady trees Caught the funicular Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jun 13, 2014
  • Porto exploring by foot/bus and boatToday was seeing Porto from every possible angle - it is such a stunning town with imposing old stone buildings, brightly painted buildings & tiled buildings, river, beaches and parks. The weather was perfect with blue skies to further Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jun 8, 2014
  • Exploring Coimbra & dinner with friends in LisbonTime to leave beautiful Porto for Lisbon. Rather than staying a night in Coimbra I decided to get off the train & spend a few hours there exploring before getting on another train to Lisbon. It is an old Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jun 9, 2014
  • Stunning SintraLovely day spent with John and Nat. We met at Rossio station to catch the 9.10 am train to Sinatra for 4.80 e return (40 mins) Trains left really frequently. Once at Sintra we wandered the lovely streets of Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jun 10, 2014
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