My travels to Portugal in 2013 – part 1
After spending Xmas day with my monkey relatives I decided on a wee break in the sun.
Today I am back from my little Christmas break to Lisbon in Portugal. Lisbon is the capital of Portugal.
My first sight on my wishlist was the Praça do Comércio. This is a famous square on the banks of the Tagus River. The square is still commonly known as Terreiro do Paço. The square was the sight of the Royal Ribeira Palace before it was destroyed in 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.
It was a cool day in Lisbon with some grey clouds. I was hoping that I would be wearing my shorts and sunglasses but it wasn’t the weather for it.
The tram is a traditional form of public transport in Lisbon.
These days, the yellow trams are now a tourism attraction.
The trams were introduced in the 19th century and originally imported from the USA.
The Christmas season was upon us and the lights were out as well as winter market traders.
I was staying in a posh hotel appartment that had it own special TV room.
After a day of sight seeing I decided to hit the town and get wasted.
This little bar was under the staircase of the central station.
The bar sells shots of cherry liqueur for 1.35 Euros.
These little liqueur bars are all around Lisbon and are popular with drinkers alike. Often a crowd gathers outside the bar onto the street.
After getting wasted on cherry liqueurs I headed off to the red light district to play with the gals.
I soon came across my first sex shop.
I was enjoying myself.
My picture was published all over the national papers and I was ashame being caught coming out of a sex shop. How was I going to face my relatives on New Year’s Eve.
The next day I was going to visit Belém, a World Heritage Site.
To be continued….
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