Lisboa - Praça Rossio

Wandering Lisbon – Part 2 – Day 8

Elevador de Santa Justa – Santa Justa Elevator We set out bright and early to explore more of Lisbon’s historical sites and monuments. Going to and from the tower and upper Santa Justa and Baixa streets, has long posed a challenge for pedestrians due to the steep and steady incline. As we walked to the […]

Lisbon - Jeronimos Monastery, Cloister and Church towers

Wandering Lisbon – Part 1 – Day 7

While settling into our hotel room, we soon realised that this wouldn’t be a peaceful stay. We opened the window and were assaulted by the intrusive sound of the trains crossing the River Tejo (Tagus River) into the city. The Vila Galé Opera, while offering all comforts of a 4-star hotel, was our worst accommodation. […]