The sun rose over the Alfama district. This area survived the great earthquake of 1755 and is filled with narrow streets and old tiled buildings. We could already see the buses lining up for tours.
As a side note, I didn't know that a belvedere was "a roofed structure, especially a small pavilion or tower on top of a building, situated so as to command a wide view." This was exactly that.
Next stop, the amazing Jeronimos Monastery. The monastery was built by King Manuel in the early 16th century. Sailors leaving for unknown lands would usually spend their last night ashore here. I never did get a complete photo of the monastery as it is so large. It took over 100 years to build.
Once again, Alex dropped us off, only this time he went to get us a pastry, while we took some photos of the monastery.
It was time for a martini demonstration with some of the bartenders from Crooners Bar. Denz, one of our favourite bartenders…