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    Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Next month I have a business trip to Tel Aviv, Israel with a stop on the way back in Lisbon, Portugal for a couple days. I've been to Tel Aviv before, but this will be my first time in Portugal and I want to make the most of my short time there. Has anyone been there before? Are there any "must see" things in or around Lisbon? I'll only have about 6-8 hours of personal time there but I want to see as much as I can.



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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Mudslides in Madeira!



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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Quote Originally Posted by shawn_200m View Post
    Next month I have a business trip to Tel Aviv, Israel with a stop on the way back in Lisbon, Portugal for a couple days. I've been to Tel Aviv before, but this will be my first time in Portugal and I want to make the most of my short time there. Has anyone been there before? Are there any "must see" things in or around Lisbon? I'll only have about 6-8 hours of personal time there but I want to see as much as I can.
    Spend some time walking the main squares. The castle/fortress which is near provides some great views as its up on the mountain. I also enjoyed walking along the river that runs through the city. These are all in proximity to eachother as I didn't want or need to stray very far.

    And no matter what you do, make sure to drink some port (I reccomend as much as possible and maybe even a bottle for me) and give your tastebuds a treat!



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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Sounds like interesting travel - I'm curious what your line of work is.



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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Shawn, sorry I can't comment about Lisbon.

    I couldn't resist asking about that - (what looks like a) - Muskie in your avatar pic. How big is it; what did you use to catch it?


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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Quote Originally Posted by GoCubsGo View Post
    Sounds like interesting travel - I'm curious what your line of work is.
    My job title is Process Development Scientist, which pretty much amounts to developing manufacturing processes for pharmaceutical, food and chemical companies on equipment that my company sells. I also do some training seminars on various solid dosage manufacturing techniques, which is what this trip is centered on.


    As for the fish, its actually a Pike, 47", 30 lbs caught on a Rapala Super Shad Rap (perch colored).



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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Your job sounds fun...and that fish is huge.

    Anyway, just be sure to check out all the Moorish architecture if you like that kind of stuff.



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    When I'm in an unfamiliar place, I resort to getting as drunk as possible and then letting the chips fall where they may.


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    Re: Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

    Quote Originally Posted by shawn_200m View Post
    My job title is Process Development Scientist, which pretty much amounts to developing manufacturing processes for pharmaceutical, food and chemical companies on equipment that my company sells. I also do some training seminars on various solid dosage manufacturing techniques, which is what this trip is centered on.


    As for the fish, its actually a Pike, 47", 30 lbs caught on a Rapala Super Shad Rap (perch colored).
    Shh, your giving away the secret! I've had great luck with the perch SR7.



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