After a couple of rickety train rides we had arrived in Lagos, which as far as we knew, was a popular beach town which more or less marked the south-west corner of Europe. Walking through the town to our accommodation we quickly found, by listening to the accents, it also marked ground zero for hoards of English and Aussie tourists. It wouldn't surprise us if they actually outnumbered the locals.We scored on the accommodation front, a large dirt-cheap room with...
Barack's Europe Adventure
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With as much sleep as can be expected when sitting upright on a train, we arrived in Lisbon, with many people having raved to us about their adventures to Portugal. Now that we've done it, we certainly don't disagree.Our hostel was similarly hyped, having won awards for best hostel in Europe in the past few years. After checking in, we took a look around the centre of town and its unique tiled streets before venturing up the hill to the city's castle. This are...