It was a sunny friday for me but a dark one for my purse. Thanks to Thanksgiving and the following Black Friday sales I had to do some shopping especially embroidery designs … Perhaps you want to join me?
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Countdown to advent calender time is 14 days and of course even adults do like them still.
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Today it is
time to go home. It has been a very interesting and wonderful week of vacation!
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After having visited so many sights yesterday the children
wish for some shopping today. So we decide to walk the avenue of liberty (pt.
Avenida da Liberdade) nearby. Even though the trees are almost leafless it
is beautiful to walk beneath them and to look at all the different statues
dedicated to liberty.
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first day starting with sunshine – good for visiting two world culture heritage
places: the Jerónimos Monastery (pt. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos) and
the tower of Belém (pt. Torre des Belém). Both buildings had survived
the big earthquake of 1755. Nevertheless the fortified lighthouse is only a
replica build in 1846 as the original was destroyed by Napoleon’s invasion.
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After some shopping a visit to the old castle San Jorge is due which looms over our flat only 200 m airline 90 meters above us, around 900 meter to walk.
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from our flat shows the elevator de Santa Justa sehen, also called Elevador do
Carmo was build in 1902 and is 45m high. From there it is said that you have a
wonderful view to the castle San Jose, so we decide to have a look today.
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The day starts again with rain, really heavy rain. So what should we do? Visit the ozeanium, of course, as we are very fond of aquariums (therefore we visit each year in Denmark the ocean museum in Esbjerg)!
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Even on a
rainy day the view from our flat below the roof is interesting. Wearing rain
coats we start to explore the city in search of a market hall with food market
that we read about.
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Having enjoyed Malta so much during last year’s autumn vacation we chose this year to explore Lisbon. So many friends have told gorgous travel stories about this city. And what would be better to enchant the children with geography and history than travelling to a place with so much touchable history?
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