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Lisbon’s landmarks

Lisbon’s landmarks March 27, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Lisbon rewards the eye with some stunning landmarks. The city’s greatest architectural draws include beautiful and revered historic buildings recognised by UNESCO, outstanding feats of modern engineering and daring, out-of-the-box contemporary design. All images © www.paulbernhardtphoto.com One of...

Sintra – steeped in history, cloaked in mystery and wrapped in romance

Sintra – steeped in history, cloaked in mystery and wrapped in romance February 29, 2012 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Half an hour after leaving Lisbon’s Rossio railway terminal the Serra de Sintra looms into view. Lying at the foot of these ancient hills is Sintra itself, whose old quarter (Vila Velha) is possessed of a beguiling, medieval character. Sintra's historic centre - a UNESCO World Heritage site This magical...
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