Angela and the Ashleys’ European Vacation: Part Three

Sunday, August 14. I’ve seldom had a stranger day. We woke early to another impossibly gorgeous morning in Portugal and? packed for our day in Arrabida. According to travel articles, Arrabida had two amazing hiking trails with scenic viewpoints, cafes, wineries, windmills, and beaches.  We threw on swimsuits under our hiking clothes, slapped together chicken…

Angela and the Ashleys’ European Vacation : Part Two

So.Many.Hills. We arrived in Lisbon early Friday morning, stopped in at the baggage claims office to request delivery whenever our luggage arrived, had a freshly baked gourmet pastry at the airport, and then caught the metro to Santa Appollonia, the station closest to our Air B&B. Walking up into the bright sunshine and fresh sea-salted…