Lovely Lisboa
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My wife and I have been frequent visitors to the Portugese capital over the years, and so when I was asked to give a speech at FINCA2014, Gabi naturally tagged along. We spent a few extra days visiting olf haunts and finding new ways to enjoy the food, the sights and expecially the relaxed lifestyle of the beautiful city on the western edge of Europe.
Whenever I'm in Lisbon, one of my first stops is the legendary "Cervejaria da Trindade", which has been in business as a brewery sind 1834. The monestary which used to stand here was founded in 1294.

Whenever I'm in Lisbon, one of my first stops is the legendary "Cervejaria da Trindade", which has been in business as a brewery sind The monestary which used to stand here was founded in

Took the ferry over to the other bank of the Tejo to Cacilhas, which is essentially just a motely collection of fish and "moriscos" (seafood) restaurants, one better than the other and dirt cheap (a broiled fresh-caught lobster costs around 12 Euros!)

Took the ferry over to the other bank of the Tejo to Cacilhas, which is essentially just a motely collection of fish and "moriscos" (seafood) restaurants, one better than the other and dirt cheap (a broiled fresh-caught lobster costs around 12 Euros!

Okay, it's an hour's drive from Lisbon - but it's worth it!!!

Okay, it's an hour's drive from Lisbon - but it's worth it!

Ausflug nach Sintra, der Sommerresidenz der portugieischen Könige

Ausflug nach Sintra, der Sommerresidenz der portugieischen Könige

Anyone for fish?

Anyone for fish?

Die Markthalle von Lissabon hat alles, was das Herz begehrt.

Die Markthalle von Lissabon hat alles, was das Herz begehrt.

Hier im Restaurant Azenhas do Mar gibt es die definitiv besten Shrimps der Welt!

Hier im Restaurant Azenhas do Mar gibt es die definitiv besten Shrimps der Welt!

Der köstliche flüssige Käse von Azeitao war vielleicht die größte Entdeckung dieser Portugalreise!

Der köstliche flüssige Käse von Azeitao war vielleicht die größte Entdeckung dieser Portugalreise!

Da drüben ist Amerika (Cabo da Roca, der westlichste Punkt Festlandeuropas)

Da drüben ist Amerika (Cabo da Roca, der westlichste Punkt Festlandeuropas)

Taking the streetcar home after a wonderul dinner ina  small fish restaurant in Alfama

Taking the streetcar home after a wonderul dinner ina small fish restaurant in Alfama

This where we hang out of an evening

This where we hang out of an evening

Gabi on the beach near Sesimbra

Gabi on the beach near Sesimbra

Beach near Sesimbra

Beach near Sesimbra

Our street in Alfama, the old Jewish quarter of Lisboa

Our street in Alfama, the old Jewish quarter of Lisboa

A selfie we took at the beach near Sesimbra south of Lisbon

A selfie we took at the beach near Sesimbra south of Lisbon

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