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2009 - NCL GEM - TRANSATLANTIC - AZORES & LISBON

THE ISLANDS OF THE AZORES - MID ATLANTIC

IT WILL BE NICE TO JUST GET OFF THE BOAT HERE, GO FOR A WALK AND STRETCH MY LEGS. MAYBE GET A HAIRCUT.

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LISBON

ANOTHER DAY AT SEA AND WE REACH EUROPE.

LISBON IN PORTUGAL.

I GUESS WERE ALREADY IN PORTUGAL WHEN WE WERE IN THE AZORES BUT NOW WE ARE REALLY IN PORTUGAL, PORTUGAL.

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WHAT A STRANGE LOOKING VESSEL...

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TODAY I AM ON A TOUR TO THE MOST WESTERN POINT OF MAINLAND EUROPE, AND A VISIT TO THE TOWN OF SINTRA. THEN I WILL WANDER INTO LISBON ON MY OWN.

HERE WE GO,..

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WE MAKE AN UNEXPECTED STOP IN THESE WOODS large_DSCN1157.jpg WHERE THIS LADY IN THE MONKS COWL large_DSCN1161.jpg
WELCOMES US WITH FOOD AND DRINK.

NOT YOUR NORMAL TOUR FARE.

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SINTRA NOW....

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NOW LISBON AND MAKING MY WAY UP TO THE CASTLE....

A NICE COURTYARD ON THE WAY...

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TIME FOR A PEE. AH, JUST IN TIME.

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Posted by hasbeen 19:48 Archived in Portugal

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