Category: Portugal

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 199


BEAUTIFUL BELEM! We’re in Lisbon! With a population of 2.7 million, this is Portugal’s largest city; it’s also Europe’s second-oldest capital (after Athens), and was once home to great explorers like Vasco da Gama and Ferdinand Magellan. Perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is built […]

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 198


THE GREEN HILLS OF BUSSACO FOREST Coimbra is nestled in amongst the hills of central Portugal, surrounded by rural hamlets, farms, and national parks. It’s a beautiful part of the country rich with hiking destinations and opportunities to get back to nature. The Portuguese royal family liked it […]