Normally when I visit other libraries, I view lean, striking modern designs or historic, revered rooms that are well-stocked and proudly displayed. In contrast, during my visit here in Lisbon, it was a bit of a shock to visit the education library at the Instituto Politecnico de Lisboa and to be informed by the librarian there that they have had no funds for resources for the past six years. 274 more words
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If you’re arriving in Lisbon from South Portugal by coach like us, you will probably be riding the cable-stayed 17 km long Vasco Da Gama bridge straddling the Tagus River. 655 more words
Spread across steep hills, Lisbon is a city brimming with culture, charm and beauty.
Top 10 Things to Do:
1.Ride a Tuk Tuk-On your first day, I would recommend to hire a Tuk Tuk to take you around the old city while you orientate yourself, especially through the cobbled streets of the famous Alfama area. 586 more words