We arrived last night just in time to say good night, walked J&T to school this morning and after a quiet day collected them These are our favourite times with the youngsters! We took them for a treat at a small French cafe and after some special time with them and their Mum, have just been dropped off at the station to catch the sleeper home.
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Two pieces of pleasing tile art from the stations, a gleeful Devil and some Ghost dancers, as we went on our journey to visit Belem, the Tower, the Padrao dos Descobrimentos, (Monument to the Discoveries)and the Berarda Art Museum returning home in time for another jacuzzi and a G&T before a splendid supper at a Fondue restaurant.
The delightful sign on the Ladies’ loo.
Looking up into the sky light at the Berarda Museum, reminiscent of the James Turrell piece in the Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens in Cornwall.
Fabulous photographs by Lu Nan of life in Tibet. I found these very moving.
We escaped the tour today to do our own thing – visit The Gulbenkian Museum and Modern Art Gallery, have a picnic lunch, walk in the Eduardo VII Parque and finish with a jacuzzi!
More to add after dinner! And here I am, back again!
What a lot of walking and what a lot of lovely things to see. Join us on our stomp!
Bucks Fizz has been on offer each morning in our Porto Hotel and this morning, being our last, some of our party indulged!
A stroll around the streets near our hotel in Lisbon revealed some more street art. Both here and in Porto, in between the glorious architecture, there seem to be very many abandoned buildings left to deteriorate. At least here they have been painted with some humour and imagination.