Archive for February, 2013

room with a view in foz do arelho 2

28/02/2013

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a room with a view in foz do arelho

27/02/2013

Most of the portuguese rivers run from east to west. some are a bit week and create lagoons like this one in foz (mouth) do arelho. Lovely place.

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Macnamara on the other side

25/02/2013
gareth macnamara surfed two monstruos waves in Nazaré's Praia do Norte. This is Praia do Sul, much more quiet, a year ago. Now some restaurants proudly announce. macnamara ate here...

Gareth McNamara surfed two monstrous waves in Nazaré’s Praia do Norte. This is Praia do Sul, much more quiet, a year ago. But you can see the little fortress and chapel on the top of the cliff to imagine the size of the water beast. Now some restaurants proudly announce. McNamara ate here…

ticiano…

20/02/2013

In this weekend in Madrid we witnessed a hilarious scene. In Prado Museum there was a temporary exhibition of some paintings by Tiziano (Ticiano in Spanish and Portuguese) . A few versions of Saint John the Baptist. When we were coming out of the room there was a father and a son , about five years old, coming in. The father was saying to the kid: “Ahora vamos a ver Ticiano”(Now we will see Ticiano)… The son asked hopefully excited: “Ticiano Ronaldo?!…” The father sadly  simply answered”no”…

plane drawing coming back

airplane drawing in the flight back

a room with a view in madrid 4

19/02/2013

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romm with a view in madrid 3

18/02/2013

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room with a view in madrid 2

15/02/2013
faraway mountain tops with snow

faraway mountain tops with snow

a room with a view in madrid

14/02/2013
wonderful hotel, not very expensive in gran via. a room in a tower with six windows, 180º view

wonderful hotel, not very expensive in gran via. a room in a tower with six windows, 180º view

weekend in madrid 8

13/02/2013
prado's new extension by moneo. not a flamboyant intervention. a bit sad.

prado’s new extension by moneo. not a flamboyant intervention. a bit sad.

weekend in madrid 7

08/02/2013
people, gods and beasts from the prado

people, gods and beasts from the prado