An extended stay in Lisbon

wonder · wander · wunder

The first thing you notice when arriving in Lisbon are the colourful streets; many buildings are painted in bright simple colours while others are adorned in bright tiles full of detail. Staying in the Alfama district, we were surrounded by winding cobble roads and little restaurants, so much so we could hear the famous Fado from our living area.
20150709_122722We met two friends in Lisbon for the Nos Alive music festival but after our first evening exploring the streets we knew we’d have to adjust our itinerary to really take in the city. Nos Alive was a music festival true to the portugese spirit, relaxed yet vibrant, and we found ourselves sipping rose, snacking on Pao and watching the sun go down whilst listening to live world class music acts.
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The rest of our time in Lisbon was spent at the Sunset Destination hostel, a truly unique and wonderful hostel on…

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