Tag Archives: Lisbon

MM 201 The View from Belem Tower

We explored Lisbon’s historical Belem district one day during our stay in Portugal in 2010 and toured the Belem Tower (Torre de Belem), a 16th century fort on the Tagus River not far from the Discoveries Monument. It is also … Continue reading

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Portugal’s Pena Palace in Monochrome

My wife and I traveled to Portugal in the spring of 2010 and one day we took the train from central Lisbon to Sintra about 25 km away to see the Pena Palace (Palacio Nacional da Pena), the summer home … Continue reading

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Fatima in Monochrome

In the spring of 2010 my wife and I flew to London on British Airways and from there to Lisbon. But we couldn’t land. The Pope (Benedict XVI) got there first and we just circled over Lisbon for about an … Continue reading

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The Nine Most Beautiful Bridges in the World

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My sister suggested that I follow up on my posting entitled The Most Romantic Bridge in the World with another pictorial on the most famous bridges in the world. So without further adieu here are the nine most beautiful bridges … Continue reading

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