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LISBON, PORTUGAL

On the River Tagus


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The Christ the Redeemer statue stands on the river bank opposite the old city.

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Waterfront homes and buildings – many of which are covered in decorative tile.

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Lisbon was once the center of a great maritime empire and there are many major monuments and bronze statues commemorating their rich history and culture.

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Even weeds growing on roof tops are beautiful.

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The Castle of St. George crowns a hilltop overlooking the harbor.

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Beautiful tiles are everywhere – homes, sidewalks, and subway walls!

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Mid day pause and simple pleasures.

Posted by Swenigale 22:54

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