Triumphal Arch Rua Augusta, Lisbon, Portugal

Arco da Rua Augusta, Lisbon, Portugal such a beautiful place. Can't believe it's been 6 years since I've been there portugal travel tips


Ensemble Date: fourth quarter century Culture: Portuguese Medium: wool, silk, cotton, metal, glass

Cathedral Door of Guarda ~ Guarda, Portugal

♅ Detailed Doors to Drool Over ♅ art photographs of door knockers, hardware & portals - Cathedral Door of Guarda ~ Guarda, Portugal

Sintra Palace ceiling, Portugal

Lagos, Portugal Sintra Palace ceiling Portugal Castle of the Moors, Sintra, Portugal

Queen's bedroom,  Palace of Queluz-Portugal

Portuguese Queens Rococo Boudoir - mirrored, trellised and marketery floored, with little children playing dressup in the paintings.

growhousegrow:  Mosteiro de Alcobaça (Azulejos), Portugal.  Via soulstratum.

Church - Portuguese blue tiles or azulejos - the real thing. The Portuguese word for blue is 'azul' and the Arabic term for polished to a shiny, smooth finish is 'zulej'. Hence, 'Azulejo'.