Meet Belém’s (or St. Vincent’s) Tower. “It’s a fortified tower in the [borough of Belém,] municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the significant role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries of the era of the Age of Discoveries. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part of a defence system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. The tower […]
Dear Brit friends, Which you were here… in this late Autumn foggy Portuguese day… Specially the ones that complimented and showed envy for the fact that I was going to be in the sun for a couple of weeks… It’s actually more sunny in Berks right now… Cheers xx
Very busy at work lately, so haven’t had much time to post which is, at least for me, a shame… So decided to have a go at posting via smart phone …. So here it goes a nice summer photo… 🙂
Been living in Reading for a couple of years now. People sometimes mentioned Henley to me, including my former house mate Christina that rows there, but I’d never been to, until this weekend… It’s just a 15′ drive and quite beautiful so it’s a bit embarrassing I’d never been there before… Well, here’s a snap of Henley riverside close to sunset…
Been discovering English meadows along with the seasons. They’re great. Ranging from green to daffodils to yellow… Next stop for me Autumn trees. All pretty different from where I’m coming from.