Saturday Snapshots #225

Casa Do Alentejo tiles in Lisbon © J Horak-Druiff 2012

Moorish tiles in the Casa do Alentejo, Lisbon – October 2012

 

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  1. says

    I lived in Portugal as a nanny for a couple of months, and I remember being in awe of the tiles. :-) Their beauty and intricacy and how amazingly they brighten up the dreariest spaces. :-) These are lovely.

    • Jeanne says

      The tiles are quite fantastic, aren’t they? I could not stop taking photos of them! Also, those incredible mosaic pavements that the Portuguese exported to all their colonies too.

    • Jeanne says

      Oh you must! There is no part I do not like. Porto and the north has such an interesting history; Lisbon is a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds; and the Algarve and coastal Alentejo is away with some of the most spectacular seafood and scenery you could want. Just go!