Day 1. A weekend in Lisbon

We had been staying overnight at Canada Water in London's docklands and needed to be up at 3.00 am to catch a night bus to Liverpool Streer for the Terravision express coach out to Stansted Airport.  Our Ryanair flight to Lisbon was one of the first flights to depart, and after boarding, we were soon …

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Day 2. Visiting Sintra from Lisbon

  Breakfast at the Hotel Jorge V was relaxed, with the usual assortment of hot and cold dishes on offer.  Our plan for the day was to visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Sintra a short 30 minute rail journey from Lisbon. Sintra's old town was a 20 minute walk from the station, the walk …

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