Portugal

S O C I E T Y   A N D   H I S T O R Y

Manueline and the Templars   >>>  (a note on the manueline style in architecture and its connection to Knights Templar)

Padrão dos Descobrimentos  >>>  (a note on the Portuguese discoveries)

Azulejos   >>>  (a note on painted tiles you can see indoors and outdoors in Portugal)

Monastery of Alcobaça   >>>  (a note with photos after a visit in a Cistercians’ monastery in Alcobaca)

Tomar, the Templars’ monastery   >>>  (a note with photos after a visit in a Templars’ monastery in Tomar)

Portuguese students   >>>  (a short note)

A view from the dean’s office  >>>>>>  (a short note)

S I G H T S E E I N G

The Streets of Lisbon  >>>  (a short note on the Lisbon historic city and its problems with deserted houses)

Vasco da Gama Bridge   >>>  (a photo gallery)

Obidos, as in medieval times   >>> (a short note with photos on a small town kept as in medieval times)

At the Rio Douro   >>>   (a note on a boat trip on the Rio Douro in Porto)

Cabo da Roca   >>>  (a note with photos on the farest spot of continental Europe in the Western direction)

Bridges of Porto  >>>  (a note with photos after a boat tour on the Rio Douro in Porto)

Estação de São Bento  >>>  (a note with photos after a visit at a railway station in Porto decorated with azulejos)

G A L L E R Y