10-03-12 A Few Explorers

I am posting this to break the endless monotony of colorful fall photos. And today I am taking you to the Monument To the Discoveries in Lisbon, Portugal. I think that’s Prince Henry the Navigator taking the lead. Vasco da Gama is third in line. And, if you want to know more, check this out.

05-29-12 Lisbon Trolly #12

Lisbon is famous for its vintage trolleys and If you go, you have to ride them. They are especially useful for making your way up the fairly steep hills that guard the relatively narrow central part of Lisbon. The other good thing about riding local mass transit like this, is that you get to mix…

05-28-12 Window Shopping

So I’ve gone back to Lisbon this week – at least I’ve gone back to the photo collection from Lisbon, Portugal. This photo was taken on the run under less than ideal circumstances. What drew me to the window was the beautiful purple tones of this fabric. But I also love the presentation, with all…

05-27-12 A View From Above

Inspired by an article on Lisbon, Portugal,in the Travel section of today’s NYT, I went back and looked at things I had from our trip there a couple years ago. This photo was taken from the top of a monument to the Portuguese explorers, who boldly went where no European white men had gone before….

The Little Tourist

More than once in the US when I have pointed my cameras at a child to get a candid photo, I’ve gotten dirty looks. For that reason, I don’t take many photos of kids when I am wandering around. But in this case, I couldn’t resist. Plus, I was in Lisbon, Portugal, and his parents…