In order to help you avoid Murphy’s law while visiting Cristo Rei, two Irish lads made a guide to get you there and back again easily with this video.
Intendente takes little more than a minute to walk across, but each time its pulse can be felt within seconds, be it good or bad or both.
Here’s an aggressive 24-hour tour of Lisbon that will help you get a good feel for the city of light. Our guess is after completing this itinerary, you’ll end up changing your ticket out to go for another few days at least.
Even though I had worked a dozen hundred circus shows in my lifetime, I had never experienced a spectacle quite like this. It struck a chord with all of my senses — right there in Largo do Intendente.
Across the river from Lisbon in Barreiro, disused trains sit on overgrown tracks, rusting under the elements and awaiting whatever fate will befall them.
We’ve all been to Belém to see it, perhaps we’ve even been to the top of it, but does anyone actually know who those dudes flanking the Monument to the Explorers are? We did some exploring of our own to find out.
Have you heard the one about the ghost of Teresa Fidalgo? How about rocks that throw themselves?