Lisbon Day 2: Beautiful Belém & The Land of the Explorers

Lisbon Day 2: Beautiful Belém & The Land of the Explorers

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Portugal | 2 Comments

“And the sun poured in like butterscotch and stuck to all my senses…” ~Joni Mitchell, Chelsea Morning If Lisbon were a color it would have to be yellow. Yellow painted buildings, yellow tiled facades, yellow trams. And that big ball of a sun that bathes the city’s old architecture in a stunning, hazy light. Add […]

Lisbon Day 1: A Tale of Three Neighborhoods & A Tuk-Tuk Ride

Lisbon Day 1: A Tale of Three Neighborhoods & A Tuk-Tuk Ride

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Portugal | 12 Comments

“The value of things is not the time they last, but the intensity with which they occur. That is why there are unforgettable moments and unique people.” ~Fernando Pessoa The line for the Number 28 Tram was already snaking past storefronts and apartment buildings when we arrived at the Praça do Martim Moniz. Our plan […]