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What to See in Lisbon in 2 Days

What to See in Lisbon in 2 Days, Lisbon, Portugal (B)

Look. The only reason why I’m here is to find out if I’m related to Cristiano Ronaldo. That’s it! The thing is I’m not even joking. For years I’ve been told that my great, great grandfather was Portuguese. Information relayed through oral history – as my cousin Tanya would call it, stories passed down from generation to generation.

1. Well for starters there’s a sepia-toned oval-framed portrait of a white man with a beautiful young black lady that hangs on the wall of my mother’s childhood home.

2. Whenever she can my cousin Tanya puts in some painstaking work gathering documents; government records, marriage certificates and death certificates. She managed to trace our family tree right to the sepia-toned oval framed portrait.

3. Based on the timeline of the Slave Triangle – ships that sailed from Portugal to Africa, to the Carribean and back to Portugal. Since, my parents are from Barbados – which is not only the most beautiful island in the Carribean, it was also controlled by Portugal for awhile. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Lisbon in 2 Days
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christopher Rudder
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.rudderlesstravel.com/what-to-see-in-lisbon-in-2-days/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Altis Avenida
  • Brown’s Central Hotel
  • Home Lisbon Hostel
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Commerce Square
  • Aura Lisboa
  • Tram 28
  • Lisbon Cathedral
  • Rossio Square
  • Castle of St George
  • Cristo Rei
  • Cais do Sodre station
  • Jerónimos Monastery
  • Monument to the Discoveries
  • Belém Tower
  • The Pena National Palace
  • Marisqueira do Lis
  • Graça Church

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