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

June 23, 2016Portugal

“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 … Read More

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

June 20, 2016Portugal

“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 … Read More