The tram clatters along Lisbon’s cobbled streets, negotiating gentle gradients that punctuate the stunning Portuguese capital built on seven hills. From my window seat, I soak in the 18th century Pombaline Baixa, the elegant downtown area rebuilt after a devastating earthquake flattened the city in 1755. Up a steep incline, and we slide into the old Alfama quarter, the tangle of medieval streets on the hill to the east. Read Neeta Lal’s coverage in Economic Times/Indie Times.
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