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Lisbon

A December 2007 trip to Lisbon by statesidecruiser

Alfama Decorations Photo, Lisbon, Portugal More Photos
Quote: Today we are in port in Lisbon, Portugal’s capital and largest city. When you think of Lisbon, picture long flights of steep steps, hills that wind upward, leading always to spectacular views.

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Alfama Decorations Photo, Lisbon, Portugal
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12/24/2007: Lisbon, PortugalDecember 24, Today we are in port in Lisbon, Portugal’s capital and largest city. When you think of Lisbon, picture long flights of steep steps, hills that wind upward, leading always to spectacular views. Lisbon is, in fact, built on seven hills. Some of the streets are so steep that motor vehicles cannot climb them. Three funiculars travel easily up and down the roads, carrying passengers to their destinations. Lisbon is a city of historical significance with many outstanding visitor attractions. The heart of the city is the ancient district of Alfama which we explored today. It has emerged unscathed from centuries of conquest and natural dis...Read More