Lisbon: Dia de Santo António

Lisbon, all decorated in honor of its patron saint, Saint Anthony. While his festival officially falls on the 13th of June, all the celebrating takes place the night before.
We arrived in Lisbon on the 13th, hoping to catch a bit of spill-over festivites, but instead found an incredibly sleepy city, inhabitants closed up in their houses, recovering from the night before. The only thing that remained of what is rumored to be Lisbon’s biggest party of the year was tons of colorful flags, streamers, and garland, which decorated the city throughout our visit.

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