Probably! Marquês de Pombal also contributed hugely to the study of seismology.
If you have ever been to Lisbon, in fact if you have ever seen pictures of Lisbon streets, then the ‘Calçada Portuguesa’ will have almost certainly have caught your eye.
We prefer the funiculars but the trams are great fun too. Just watch your pockets!
Remember the days when Butcher’s Row and Fishmongers Lane actually did only have butchers and…
Azulejos are not only an essential part of Portuguese architecture they are the art of Lisboa; turning streets and alleys into open air art galleries.
Perhaps not a Monty Python skit, but certainly a unique place and completely different to the recent wildflowers and 19th century mansions!
One of our must sees on our Lisboa trip was the Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and…