Carved Columns and endless Vaulting at Mosteiro do Jeronimos
The Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and the Torre de Belem are the supreme architectural representatives of a period in which the Portuguese nation played a leading role, expanding the horizons of both Europe and the world. They were erected symbolically in Belem, which, in the sixteenth century, was the site of the port from which the caravelas and other large ships set sail on the great voyages of the Portuguese maritime discoveries. Today, now that both the port and beach have disappeared, the…
Update! Here's the project I've been taking part of in the last eight months! Sapo Panoramas During one of the scouting visits to the 25 de Abril bridge, southern pylon looking south, with the Cristo Rei on the left. I'd like to thank the patience that the staff of Estradas de Portugal had with our project, and their professionalism. I sometimes add my foot to a photograph as a kind of signature... :-)
Where to Eat Out in Lisbon | NelsonCarvalheiro.com
Lisbon's food scene is on the rise, so I wrote Where to eat out in Lisbon as a compilation of the best restaurants and local eats in Lisbon
CASAS NA AREIA COMPORTA - PETITE PASSPORT
Most striking feature: Casas na Areia is the ultimate family vacation home – and it did win a lot of architectural prices. Let’s start at the beginning. The owners of Casas na Areia (houses in the sand) weren’t working in tourism but...
Rocky_Sunrise by Hugo Miguel Marques
Marinha beach in Algarve. A nice sunrise (left side), i found this flowers and thought it would be a good FG and a nice contrast between a gentle flower and the rocky structure on the BG.