Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Bom Dia, Lisboa

Random scenes from Lisbon this last weekend ...

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Tram ascending the steep Calçada de Gloria

Lunchtime chat, Avenida da Liberdade

Scenes from the Baixa (downtown Lisbon), including views up to the Castle of S. Jorge (top left), clock on the Arco do Triunfo (bottom right), a tower of the Sé (cathedral, bottom left), a bica (expresso) at Pastelaria Suiça, Rossio (centre)

View from the bottom of the Rua Augusta through the Arco do Triunfo to Praça do Comércio

Changing of the president's guard at Belém National Palace

View of the newer part of the city from Principe Real ('LOSTin' café/bar)

Eléctrico (tram) descending Rua do Comércio

Clockwise from top left: colourful Vespas parked in Belém gardens, dome of Jeronimos monastery, two happy daughters, street organist with pocket-sized dog and mobile phone.

I am lucky enough to be working in this lovely city for two weeks. More posts and pics will follow ...

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