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... feel like you're wandering through the ruins of a mysterious magical city that was eaten up by the forest and now all you have is your imagination to try to figue how this city must've looked like--all on the steep sides of a mountain.
It's all very Moorish in style. This must've been a mighty fortress city back in its day, gazing out to the Atlantic to the west and all across the hill penninsula of what is now greater Lisbon. Finally I reach the gate to the main castle at the ...
... new states) lived on, but continued to be a repressed state with secret police etc. This government was overthrown by a bloodless coup by the army in 1984. The mighty bridge over the Tajo river was originally opened jn 1966 as the Salazar bridge but was renamed as the 25th April bridge - after the coup de etat.We drive past the pink 17th C palace were the President now lives.
Now we visit the Monastery of St Jeronimos. Built in 15th C by Moors. It took 100 years to complete. It ...
... that are open to the public, for a fee. Anticipating the long layover, I had signed up for a service called Priority Pass that provides access to more than 700 lounges, world-wide. I had my choice of two lounges in Terminal 3, and I believe that it is nice to be able to relax with complementary food and drink rather than waiting in the departure area. The flight to Lisbon departed on time and ...
... British, Dutch, Portuguese, Australian, French... You name it, they were probably somewhere in the mix. (Canada REPRESENT!)
Now Im back. And it feels like the right time to be back. Ive learned a lot but its as if I just swallowed a really big, delicious meal, and now I need to sit down with a nice glass of wine, relax, and digest properly. Cheers to the last 2 weeks of summer, and to life, and to seeing our 'normal' through new eyes!
... 1604;زلي 80; (az-zulayj): zellige, meaning "polished stone" and goes on to say' ..this origin explains the unmistakable Arab influences in many tiles: interlocking curvilinear, geometric or floral motifs.'
Glazed tile pavers were used in Portugal since the 13th century. Azulejo use on walls disseminated in Portugal in the 16th century.
The museum route began in a room displaying the ingredients, tools and ...