os azulejos e mosaicos do palácio de Estoi

I cannot resist taking photographs when we visit the palace in Estoi, and last week was no exception. On our latest trip across for morning coffee I decide to focus on the tiles. They are a wonderful example of Portuguese azulejos from the late 19th century. From what I can ascertain two Lisbon ceramic factories were […]

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Lazy Sundays in Alcoutim

Two weeks ago I was so distracted by all the wildflowers I never got round to talking about Alcoutim, well yesterday we took my wonderful sister-in-law Lisa up into the hills. Again we stopped at our favourite pull in just before the village of Fonte do Penedo and I found myself in macro mode for […]

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