Tuesday, July 31, 2012

War Memorial


Monument to the Portuguese soldiers who died in WWI, Lisbon

Monday, July 30, 2012

Tagus River Estuary Wildlife



25th of April Bridge, Lisbon
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This post is linked to Monday Mural

Sunday, July 29, 2012

The Polka Dot Queen


Yayoi Kusama's works at Louis Vuitton's store, Lisbon

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Neo-Manueline Style


The Rossio Train Station (1886) in Lisbon is a Romantic recreation of the exuberant Manueline style, typical of early 16th century Portugal.
This is where you take the train if you want to visit Sintra.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Museu Da Cerveja


A new restaurant at Terreiro do Paço, the largest square in Lisbon

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Elephant On A Truck


Not exactly what you expect to find when you stop at a traffic light!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Cliffs At Night


Sea Promenade at Estoril

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Light Blue Ceilings



Chapel of Our Lady of the Conception and Saint Amaro at downtown Oeiras
The original building (1601) was destroyed after de 1755 Earthquake. Reconstruction took place in the late 18th century.

Monday, July 23, 2012

The Tall Ship Races 2012 Lisboa (II)



Departure from Lisbon. Next stop: Cádiz (Spain)

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Don't...


I don't know how old the fountain is but the wall is the remnant of a castle built in the 14th century at the bay of Cascais

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The Tall Ship Races 2012 Lisboa






48! A feast for the eye at the docks in Lisbon

Friday, July 20, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Decay (LXV)



House with a view for sale at Parede

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Main Altar



The construction of the Lisbon Cathedral dates back to 1150. However, many transformations took place over the centuries and such is the case of this altar section.

Monday, July 16, 2012

The Daltons?




Wall next to the railroad at São Pedro do Estoril
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This post is linked to Monday Mural

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Fishing Material


Cascais fishing harbour

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Breakfast


Small café in a centuries old building at Alfama district, Lisbon

Friday, July 13, 2012

Parodia Magnifica


Blooming cactus from my collection
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Chill Out Zone


Windsurf Café at Carcavelos Beach

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Luis Bívar's Work



(The bottom shot shows a detail of the hair)
Art gallery at the Cascais Citadel

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Tiny Old Boats


Cascais fishing harbour

Monday, July 9, 2012

Small Mausoleums




Oeiras Cemetery
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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Decay (LXIV)


Abandoned house at São João do Estoril

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Windsurfing People


Guincho Beach
The westernmost part of the Sintra Mountain Range stands in the background

Friday, July 6, 2012

Summer Trash


Bougainvillea dead blooms and Silk Floss Tree seeds at a small park in Lisbon

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Before Opening Hours


Open air disco lounge at the Cascais Citadel, Fort of Our Lady of Light (1594)

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Summer Party


Children dancing at a school in Nova Oeiras

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

A Hidden Spot


Queen's Beach at Cascais

Monday, July 2, 2012

A Long Mural





Sea Promenade at Carcavelos Beach

This wall, hiding a hotel/restaurant from the 50's ("about to be" restored for years!), has been recently painted by several graffiti artists
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This posted in linked to Monday Mural