Month: February 2022

  • Jeronimos Monastery

    Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower are the Unesco Heritage sites of Lisbon. Once Upon a time… a beach next to the village of Restelo on the right bank of the Tagus, close to where the river meets the Atlantic. During the 15th century and particularly after the conquest of Ceuta (1415) this area became the […]

  • Philippa of Lancaster

    Philippa of Lancaster is the only female figure in Monument to Discoveries. Navigation voyages in the 15th and 16th centuries were essentially a male subject, but the authors of the Monument to the Discoveries in Belem also wanted to choose a figure to honor the female universe and they could not have chosen better. Philippa […]

  • Sao Pedro Alcantara

    Each major viewpoint of Lisbon (Sao Pedro Alcântara, Senhora do Monte and Santa Luzia) has each one it’s own fan club, each one is outstanding, but São Pedro Alcantara is my favorite. From Sao Pedro Alcantara Viewpoint, you can get a “postcard like” view over old Lisbon. On the top of the confronting hill you […]