Old town Lisboa. Janelas (windows) and Azulejos seen on an afternoon stroll through Alfama, the oldest quarter in Lisboa, Portugal.
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This entry inaugurates a mini project that will be added to the Panjim Promenade file. In this series, I shall assemble images of the doors, windows, and walls of the old houses in Panjim. I like to think of them as windows to the city’s soul. Needless to add, none of the post-1961 rubbish makes […]
The walls in the vestibule of the Institute Menezes Braganza building in the heart of Panjim (capital city of Goa) are decorated with exquisite Azulejos. The scenes depicted are taken from the poem Os Lusíadas by the Portuguese poet Luís Vaz de Camões. For more on Azulejos, see this. Photographing the Azulejos in Panjim presents […]