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Lagos, Portugal


This weekend we went to Portugal! It was about a 3 hour bus ride, which I think is crazy. In the states it takes a couple hours to drive across just one state. In Europe you can be in another country in just a couple hours! We arrived in Lagos Friday afternoon and went right to the beach after checking into our hotel. In my short 20 years of life, I think Lagos is so far the most beautiful place I have ever seen. The pictures do not do it justice. Friday night we had a blast experiencing Lagos night life and Saturday we spent the entire day at the beach. Saturday morning we took a boat tour around the rocks and caves near the shore. It was super cool being able to get up close to the rocks without going into the freezing cold Alantic water. Saturday night we walked around Lagos, which is a super cute beach town, and went out for dinner. It was a early night for me Saturday because I was so exhusted from the beach and then we left Sunday morning. It was beautiful and I definitely did not want to leave. Maybe someday I'll get a chance to go back!








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