A glorious sight on top of a very high hill so we took a local bus with everyone else in Portugal. The designer and resident was a cousin of the ‘mad’ King Ludwig who spent a fortune on building his palace in Bavaria instead of on his constituents, (I’m not sure whether this was the same in Sintra). However it provides a lot of pleasure for those who come, (for the building is unique), and a lot of income and employment for the people of today

Another walk around the old city to get more of a feel for it and back on to our A/C bus (bought a day ticket) whenever we got too hot. In and out of our new home to lie down and ‘write a bit’