• Day4

    Payback time -- time to teach

    April 23, 2019 in Portugal ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    First day of Introduction to US Property Law. 38 students, a mix of Portuguese, other Europeans, and a group from Macao (former colony, which is still governed by the19th century Portuguese Civil Code). I always enjoy teaching here because the students are undergrads unlike US law students—which makes them less jaded and more “innocent.”

    Though a cab to the school from our hotel would be under 10 € and take 1/3 the time, I just can’t bring myself to abandon the lovely Lisbon metro. It’s a great sociological observation— so many different people, all going somewhere.

    After a few torrential downpours, all of which I missed while in class, the sun came out in late afternoon, and we took a walk through another favorite part of downtown.

    Last night we had a traditional Portuguese meal ( not fish— no Lisboeta eats fish on Monday because fish markets are closed on Saturday and Sunday, so it can’t be fresh). Tonight we went for Indian—Tamarind Restaurant near our hotel — Excellent!!
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