Eurotrip 2016 – Lisbon

the last leg of the trip.  when i first booked my flights and looked up things to do, i thought going to an all night festival in Lisbon was going to be the rager of trip.  boy, i was wrong.

after arriving in Lisbon, i quickly met up witha high school friend named Haas, who is living in Lisbon for the month.  he’s in this unique program where you move each month to a new city throughout the world.  valencia was stop 1, lisbon was stop 2, morocco is stop 3, etc.

while in northern Portugal, my friends had highly recommended a seafood spot in Lisbon.  its a spot Anthony Bourdain filmed at but more importantly, the owner is a good friend of my buddy’s new father-in-law.  the restaurant was all about shellfish and needless to stay, I went to town.  i’m pretty sure we ordered too much but the lobster, the crabs, the prawns, they were all ungodly fresh and good.  probably my best meal in europe.

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day 2 was spent mostly as a tourist, riding a tuk tuk seeing the sights.

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the final stop of the day was NOS Alive.  a long night rocking out to M83, Arcade Fire, and many other acts.

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i honestly thought before i left for my trip that this would be a big night and highlight of the trip.  but by 4AM, i was exhausted.  the non-stop partying was catching up to me.  i’m an old man who needed sleep.

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