Praça do Comércio - Statue of King José I, by Machado de Castro (1775). The King on his horse is symbolically crushing snakes on his path.
High up on the Triumphal Arch in #Lisbon
Casamento dos reis de Portugal <3
Estátua da Rainha D. Catarina de Bragança (Lisboa) - Distrito de Lisboa | Guia da Cidade | Região de Lisboa - A estátua da Rainha D. Catarina de Bragança no Parque Tejo, é um réplica de outra construída nos EUA pela Associação Friends of Queen Catherine, de autoria da pintora e escultora Audrey Flack, nascida em Nova Iorque em 1931. A estátua é de bronze e tem cerca de 10 metros.
Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal. This is an old photo. She's 15 now.
Monument and Statue of the Marquis of Pombal (Lisbon) , Detail
Ferdinand Magellan was born to noble parents in Portugal in 1480. His parents died when he was a child, and he was sent to be a page to the queen. During this time, he attended school and studied geography, navigation, astronomy and cartography. Enjoy this free worksheet from this site: http://easyscienceforkids.com/ferdinand-magellan-worksheet-free-printable-word-search-games/
Book Riot elege Biblioteca do Palácio Nacional de Mafra como a mais bonita do mundo - Blogtailors - o blogue da edição
Lancing the Moon - photo by Miguel Claro, Portel, Portugal - via Lunar photo of the day 19.07.2012 | In the image we can see the sword of Dom Nuno Álvares Pereira, bypassing the Moon. He was a Portuguese general of great success who had a decisive role in the 1383-1385 crisis that assured Portugal's independence from Castile. He later became a mystic, was beatified by Pope Benedict XV in 1918 and was canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009. For this reason, his sword is turned down...