http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10578856064/in/photostream/ The elevator was inagurated on 10 July 1902. It was builded by Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard because the hills of Lisbon have always presented a problem for accessibility in order to facilitate the movement between the main Baixa and the Carmo Square.
Month: October 2013
Arriving Lisbon by air
http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10578797085/ Everyone loves their countrys and I'm suspicious because I'm portuguese but I was perplexed when I looked at the airplain window and saw how beautiful the city of Lisbon is! The mouth of Tejo followed by the 25 de Abril Bridge and the Cristo Rei, and that feeling that we will land in the … Continue reading Arriving Lisbon by air
http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10563634965/in/photostream/ A view of a lake. This photo was taken from a part of a building in Carris Mine on Gerês National Park.
Gerês National Park
http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10563638715/in/photostream/ A road in Gerês National Park in a raining day, such beauty! I love Gerês!
Bragança Medieval Castle
http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10563900523/ 13th century medieval castle of Bragança
Bridge of Trajan in Chaves
http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10544866836/ A roman brige in Chaves also called Trajan Bridge crosses Tâmega River, in Chaves city from Vila Real district, Portugal.
Sunset in Douro River in Oporto
http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10545093053/ Sunset in Douro River in Oporto, the photo was taken crossing the Infante Bridge, from here we can see the D. Luis Bridge.
Hiking till Carris Mine
http://youtu.be/QY97Wa0UFvY This hiking was made from Portela do Homem till Carris Mines,an old wolfram exploration in Gerês during World War II at an altitude of 1440 meters. At the end of the exploration the complex was abandoned and resulted in vandalism, nowadays few are the walls that standing. Over time the Mines will be erasing our memory .... … Continue reading Hiking till Carris Mine