Time flies, and today is exactly 1 month in Portugal. I went through a severe cultural shock, and now I am getting myself back. I was always very emotional and very expressive, maybe even too much. Then, I moved to a northern country, where people don’t show their feelings. After 5 years, I learned to… Continue reading After a Month
While walking Portuguese streets, you see houses, churches, palaces covered with the ceramic tileworks, which are called azulejos. They differ in colours and patterns, bringing new aspects of Portuguese history and culture to tourists from all over the world. Azulejos appeared in the 13th century to imitate Roman mosaic. According to some sources, Azulejos were… Continue reading Azulejos
Lovely, cosy Lisbon is also famous for its trams, which are so colorful and cute.
As promised, here are more pictures of the incredibly beautiful place!
Today’s post is about my favourite sightseeing in Lisbon – Carmo Convent, the full name is Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmen, in Portuguese Convento da Ortem do Carmo. Last year I completely missed out this fascinating place. The Convent was built in the Gothic style in 1389. In 1755, it suffered immensely from… Continue reading Carmo Convent
I happy to share this amazing view with you. This picture is taken from the viewpoint of the statue. This bridge is called 25 de Abril Bridge. My dear American followers can see similarities of this bridge with the one in San Francisco. Looks familiar, isn’t it? ☺
Last year my cultural programme was so intensive and time so limited that I completely missed out one of the most modern sightseeing – statue Cristo Rei. This year, I was determined to check it out.This statue resembles very much the one which is situated in Brasil, Rio de Janeiro. You can see the statue… Continue reading Cristo Rei, Lisboa