Where I Go: The Best Basketball Court in Lisbon
At Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, There’s Only One Shared Language, and Everyone Is Welcome
When I arrived in Lisbon in late 2016, I was in the best basketball shape of my life. I had just finished a master’s degree in Scotland, where I had started for the university’s second team (and rode the bench for the first). So one of the first things I did after unpacking was to seek out what I’d heard was the best basketball court in the city.
I’d moved to Portugal after securing some remote freelance work. My plan was to add a language to my lopsided resume—I already spoke …