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Entries from October 31st, 2014

Cherries in Portugal – #8

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Ginja cherries that is!  This day was one of my favorites of this trip with Odysseys. The day began with packing and loading onto the bus.  Our end goal of the day was Porto, but on the way we would visit the towns of Obidos and Navaree. Less than an hour outside from Lisbon we […]

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Gulbenkian Museum – Spain & Portugal #7

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Now, you realize I’m only on Day 1 of this amazing trip that we just got back from?  Stick with me – it’ll be worth it! I want to just tell you about the Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon.  What a treasure!  After an organized tour morning of the Belem Tower, Monument to the Discoverers, Jerinomos […]

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Lisbon – Spain & Portugal #6

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Musings, photo of the week, Site Seeing, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Bom dia!  (Good morning in Portugese) Our trip, as any trip abroad, started with a very long day dealing with airports and check-ins, and waiting and more waiting. We stayed at the Tivoli Hotel for the first couple of nights. One of the stops on the first day in Lisbon is the “Tower of Belem”. […]

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Sardines – in and out of the can Spain & Portugal – #5

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · eating, Musings, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Well, the internet connection was not at all consistent in our trip with Odysseys Unlimited so I did not get to post as often as I had planned, especially in Barcelona.  An okay hotel- not at all one of the best we stayed in, Avenida Palace, but terrible internet connection. So you’ll have to go […]

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Spain and Portugal – Post #4

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments · eating, photo of the week, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Since I have high-speed connection at this hotel tonight, I’ll just post some pictures of today and the last few days.  Tomorrow we head to Pamplona & a parador at Bielsa in the Pyrenees for two nights.  Not every hotel has had great internet, so for tonight enjoy the photos!

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