Portugal's capital, a city of 550,000 people, sits on the north bank of the Tegus estuary,17Km from the Atlantic. From here, ships set out into the unknown world in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Our stay in Lisbon was brief, but we will be back.
The monument to Christ the King stands on the left side of the river, in Almada. With open arms, overlooking the whole city, it resembles the Corcovado monument in Rio de Janero and was built after W.W. II as thanks for Portugal's being spared the horrors of WAR.
Here we are on the ship with Lisbon in the background.
Here I am...