Oporto

The tram in Oporto and the Atlantic Ocean

[Dec. 2009] Our holiday in Oporto, Portugal was very short, staying there only two nights. On the last day, we enjoyed walking around town until the time of the flight. In addition to walking, we…

Lisbon

Going Around Lisbon with a Tuk Tuk

[ Feb.2019 ] On Monday afternoon in Lisbon in Portugal,  the museums were closed and we did not have a specific plan. Then we noticed the Tuk Tuk waiting for customers at the Largo do…

Portugal

From Coimbra to Monsanto

Our second destination in Portugal was a small village called Monsanto. To get there, we got up early and took a taxi to Coimbra B station. Then, we took 8:01am Lisbon train and got off…

Portugal

From Oporto to Coimbra

[ Nov.2014 ] Our destination this time were Coimbra and Monsanto in Portugal.We flew to Oporto and went from the airport to the train station called Campanha by 'Metro'.At the Metro station in the airport,…

Portugal

Transport in Portugal

[December, 2011] To get to the pretty village Monsaraz in Alentejo, Portugal, you have to change bus at a town called Reguengos de Monsaraz.The local people pronounce the name of this town as if they…

Lisbon

A quaint lift

[ Dec.2011 ] This is an old lift called Santa Justa in the middle of Lisbon. When you are walking on the pedestrianised street, you will see this suddenly. Apparently it was build towards the…

Lisbon

Tram No.28

[December, 2011] The DIY walking tour in Lisbon starts at a square where you can reach by tram No.28. This tram is made up by one small old carriage, which is very pretty but powerful,…