2010 – Lisbon and Sintra, Portugal

2010 – Lisbon and Sintra, Portugal

Posted by on Sep 5, 2010 in Lisbon and Sintra, Portugal | No Comments

There are a lot of theories as to the origins of Lisbon. Ancient references hint that Ulysses discovered the location when he fled Troy. Cartographers of the 1st century mapped the settlement at the mouth of the Tagus River as “Ulyssipo”. Some say the name came from the Phoenicians who called it “Allis Ubbo” (calm […]