Monday, January 31, 2011

1000 Flowers


Agave attenuata inflorescence detail. Check the whole plant here (2nd photo)

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Railroad


Lage Creek Valley, Oeiras
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For more bridge shots check Louis' Sunday Bridges

Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Two Faces Of Prudence


Parliament building, Lisbon

Friday, January 28, 2011

Homeless Belongings


Reflections at the Lisbon harbour
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For more reflection shots check James' Weekend Reflections

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Trying Not To Get Wet


Underground crossway to Carcavelos Beach

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

To Brighten Up A Grey Day


Aloe arborensis blooms once a year around Christmas and the flowers last for more than one month

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

CAMB - Art Center


Anjos Palace (19th century) at Algés

Monday, January 24, 2011

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Museu do Oriente (VI)


Golden pieces from Japan

Friday, January 21, 2011

Museu do Oriente (V)


Big pieces from China

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For more reflection shots check James' Weekend Reflections

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

Museu do Oriente


One of my favourite museums in Lisbon


"... a diversified cultural heritage of historical, artistic, documental, ethnographic and anthropologic interest dealing not only with popular culture and Oriental religions but also the most varied aspects of the Portuguese presence in Asia throughout over five centuries." (http://www.museudooriente.pt/)

Sunday, January 16, 2011

A Café By The River


and the 25th of April Bridge on a foggy day in Lisbon

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For more bridge shots check Louis' Sunday Bridges

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Decay (XXI)


Out of place small street at Carcavelos

Friday, January 14, 2011

Sunken Leaves


Downtown Oeiras Park
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For more reflection shots check James' Weekend Reflections

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Story Of The Discoveries


Old fountains at Paço de Arcos
For a wider view check this post

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Gulliver's Hearse?


Can you think of anything uglier than a SUV Limo?
Oeiras Marina

Monday, January 10, 2011

Cast-Iron Cover


Rossio train station (19th century), Lisbon

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Scared Girl


I think she's looking at the rough winter sea which is washing her bra away... :-)
Carcavelos Beach

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Shady Cascade


Downtown Oeiras Park

Friday, January 7, 2011

Decay (XX)


Former beach bar at Parede built in the 50s and destroyed by the ocean in the 80s

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Estrela Basilica


This church was built in Lisbon by order of Queen Mary I as a fulfilled promise for giving birth to her son José, Prince of Brazil. The construction has started in 1779 and was finished in 1790, two years after the Prince's death.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Measles


Downtown Oeiras

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Fog Again


São Julião Fort (1553) as seen from Carcavelos Beach and Torre Beach

Monday, January 3, 2011

Sunday, January 2, 2011

A Different Angle


Oeiras Cultural Center
You can check the building here

Saturday, January 1, 2011