Tag: Lisbon

PASTRY OF BELEM AND JET LAG

Our vacation is over, we’re back in NYC and I’m seriously jet lagged. I’ve heard that it takes one day for each hour time difference. So, I should be fine by the time I post this. But meanwhile, I wake…

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CEMITERIO DOS PRAZERES

This world famous cemetery is in a district of Lisbon called Prazeres, translated into English it means ‘pleasures’. So these burial grounds are known as Cemetery of Pleasures. Tall cyprus trees, planted along the walkways, stretch up, growing to┬ásuch a…

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A TRAIN RIDE TO SINTRA

Sintra is a little more than a half hour train ride outside of downtown Lisbon though it is considered part of the city. It is a hilly area with three enormous medieval castles still standing and magnificent gardens. We arrived…

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