Alie had agonized long and hard about getting from Areias do Seixo to the next destination Sintra. A UNESCO world heritage site with asuperb mountainous microclimate just to the west of Lisbon. Would it be hire car, public transport or taxi? As it happened Alie left the decision to me. We went for part taxi part … Continue reading A whistle-stop tour of Sintra
The hotel in question was Areias do Seixo. What a simply fantastic hotel. Alie really had pulled out all the stops for this treat. A boutique hotel that has a style all is own. The singular dream of a couple who wanted to create something unique. Polished, concrete, driftwood, lots and lots of natural light. … Continue reading Areias do Seixo – A few days on the Atlantic Coast
On Sunday 14th September after yet another lovely breakfast at 11:00 finished our stay in Lisbon and headed to the next destination. This I had been advised was about an hour’s journey to the North to a hotel on the coast. Alie had deliberated long and hard about this transportation conundrum. Taxi, bus or car, all … Continue reading Lisbon meanderings – north and Rossio
Upon closer inspection it appears that Lisbon has an equally colourful appreciation of graffiti, as does Bristol and Brighton in the UK. So to add to the flavour of this fabulous city this page pays homage to the graffiti and unsung artwork, that is outside of a museum, but is merely chanced upon when you … Continue reading Lisbon – twinned with Bristol?