This is my last blog post as a woman in my 50's. Tomorrow I turn the big 6-0. I will not be jumping out of an airplane.....been there, done that. I will jump out of bed and greet the day! TJ and I already took a fantastic trip to Portugal in order to celebrate changing the first digit in my age! It only took a month or two for me to choose my destination. I made a very good choice! So, if Portugal is a metaphor for my 60's I think I'm going to love being 60! Bring on the blue skies, red roofs, white houses, Piri Piri Chicken, perfect weather, good wine and friendly people! I can do this!
|Diving head first into my 60's!|
|Espresso next to a construction site....welcome to Portugal!|
|Since we were so wide awake, we climbed to the top of a castle!|
|We actually rode e-bikes to this hill top. TJ was "all in" on the bike ride!|
|Just passed by this place on our walk home and had to stop!|
|Watch out behind you!!!|
|The view from above|
|And down below|
|Caught in the act of a selfie!|
I just love finding undiscovered corners of cities. We had lunch at a very nice cafe, outside, off the beaten path and it was just right for us! We did plenty of the classic Lisbon tourist activities but every once in while it's nice to feel like you are paving your own way.
|One thing we followed the crowd on was tasting these delicious pasteis de nata!|
|What would it be without a parade?|
We headed south the next morning. Lisbon is a beautiful city. There are many areas to explore and we barely made a dent!
So on the eve of my last night in my 50's I say thank you to all of you for reading for the last almost 10 years. I have enjoyed sharing my thoughts, dreams and experiences here on the blog. I may be a bit less diligent in posting but I am not quite ready to say goodbye to this part of my life. To new horizons! Cheers 50's, hope my 60's are just as good or better! Stay tuned for the rest of Portugal, the best is yet to come. Hmmm, maybe it is a metaphor for life.