“The future is not about working longer or having more or fewer bank holidays. It’s about ensuring more investment in education, science, innovation and technology,” – António Costa (former mayor, now PM) told the Financial Times.
Further on I would suggest to go down to the river Tejo, and either enjoy a sunny walk along the bay where you will also pass by Plaza Independencia, or to go by bike, as Lisbon has recently opened new bike paths right along the bay. Here is an extensive post about the rentals and paths: http://www.atlaslisboa.com/lisbon-by-bike/. Then, as I have suggested earlier head up to discover Bairro Alto, through Chiado.
“We all have two lives: The true, the one we dreamed of in childhood and go on dreaming of as adults in a substratum of mist; the false, the one we love when we live with others, the practical, the useful, the one we end up by being put in a coffin.” – Fernando Pessoa.
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