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Pasteis de Belem – The Empire Strikes Back

It was our last day in Lisbon, and we had tens of must-see sights to cover. We had already lost half a day in just  waiting for various trams and buses, so time was of the essence. We firmly decided to … Continue reading

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The Sins of Sintra #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

I looked at them slogging their way up the steep hill just for one glimpse of the Pena Palace. I saw them cross dense woods and battle ancient lakes. I saw their faces light up as they saw the unique  … Continue reading

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Cascais Capers #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

If you were roaming around aimlessly on the streets of the fishing village of Cascais near Lisbon yesterday, you would have seen a strange sight- a man and a bear hugging each other in public. That’s me, by the way, … Continue reading

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Ominous Obidos #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

With its picture-perfect vistas and its white, yellow, and blue winding narrow streets, Obidos was the textbook fairytale town. But what we didn’t realize was, that like in all fairy tales, lurking just beneath this magical facade, was dark evil. … Continue reading

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Game of Stones

With a spring in my steps, and a song on my lips, I I hoisted my bag on my shoulders and set out towards the home of the love of my life. I was finally going to meet her parents … Continue reading

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Mr. Perfect

Carmen looked at the figure approaching from a distance, and then at her watch. Yes, it was definitely Justin, he was NEVER late. Photo prompt courtesy Enisa The watch….It had been a gift from Justin, just like everything in this … Continue reading

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The New Recruit

Here, high up in a balloon,  life was perfect. No duties, no uniforms, no conspiracies, no scandals, and above all, no HIM! He had first come into our lives almost a month ago, pestering us to let him join our … Continue reading

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