Tuesday, November 30, 2010

"1910: Theater Memories"

Exhibit at the Eunice Muñoz Municipal Auditorium, Oeiras

Monday, November 29, 2010

Restored Aqueduct

Built in the 18th century to supply water to the 1st Count of Oeiras' palace

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Saturday, November 27, 2010

A Peacock In The Tunnel

Underground crossway to Parede Beach

Friday, November 26, 2010

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

General Strike Today

Against government austerity measures: loss of social benefits, salary cuts, tax raising, etc...
The unemployment rate is hitting 11%, the middle class is endangered and, of course, the poor will be poorer.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

They Look Like Seals

(Click to enlarge)

Carcavelos Beach

Monday, November 22, 2010

Dog Sitting Floyd

This great pal always stays with me while my sister is travelling

Sunday, November 21, 2010

In Backlight

25th of April Bridge over the Tagus River, Lisbon
For more bridge shots check Louis' Sunday Bridges

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010

"The Gang's All Here"

NATO Joint Command at Oeiras

About 5.000 people gather in Lisbon for the NATO Summit starting today. More than fourty presidents and chiefs of state are present. A mega security operation is taking place which has turned the city into chaos and millions are being spent with this event. Don't they know Skype exists? :-)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Decay (XIV)

Abandoned small house at Parede

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

November Tropical Delights (II)

Blooming Silk Floss Tree at Lisbon, Poinsettia and Bougainvillaea at Oeiras

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


Motorbike racing area painted pavement at Lisbon

Monday, November 15, 2010


Water motion sequence at Parede
For more waves, preferentially digital, chech BLOGitse's meme

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Once There Was Water

Old fountain (1755) at a square in Lisbon

Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Old Man And The Sea

Graffiti at an underground crossway to Santo Amaro Beach, Oeiras

Friday, November 12, 2010

Bridge Reflections

25th of April Bridge, Lisbon Harbour
For more reflection shots check James' Weekend Reflections

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Manueline Arches (II)

Jeronimus Monastery cloisters (16th century), Lisbon

Monday, November 8, 2010

Wet Textures

Santo Amaro Beach, Oeiras

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Warm Misty Afternoon

25th of April Bridge over the Tagus River
On the other bank Christ the King is facing Lisbon
For more bridge shots check Louis' Sunday Bridges

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010

November Tropical Delights

Palm Tree, Monstera and Papaya Tree blooming at Oeiras

Thursday, November 4, 2010

"Marvelous Ace"

A strange panamanian vessel at the Lisbon harbour (Tagus estuary)

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Fallen Rocks

Every year I notice more fallen rocks on this coast after big storms. The ocean is definitely winning many battles and transforming the shoreline.
As to the broken beach chair, well, it was surely dragged by the water and someone, ironically, put it there. :-)

Monday, November 1, 2010