Roa at work again Continue reading
Some moments spent scribbling around Portugal (a couple of these may have been influenced by a glass of sangria).
The church of Santa Luzia at the top of a mount overlooking Viana do Castelo spends a lot of time hidden in the clouds. Looking as spectacular as an Indian temple and with views to match once the sun comes out, it’s a wonderful place to spend some time. The camera I took the photo with below doesn’t do the glass justice. Continue reading
At the top of the cable car ride up the imposing mountain of Penha in Guimaraes in Portugal, sits the church of Santuário de Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Penha, surrounded by a beautiful recreation area and spectacular views all round. Continue reading
A few snapshots of tiles found around Porto Continue reading
Formerly a Benedictine Monastery. Founded in the 7th century, Bath Abbey was reorganised in the 10th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries; major restoration work was carried out by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the 1860s. It is one of the largest examples of Perpendicular Gothic architecture in the West Country. (Wikipedia) Continue reading