|Azulejos tiles on the side of building in Porto, Portugal|
My brother Steve and his wife Karen recently spent eighteen days in
Portugal and have graciously agreed to share a few of their wonderful
photos of the trip. Here are their photos and a few notes from their
itinerary. Part 1 posted last week. This is Part 2.
|Typical Portuguese pottery|
Batalha and Fatima
|Monastery of Santa Maria, Batalha. Manueline and Gothic style.|
|Monastery of Santa Maria, Batalha|
|Pilgrimage site of Fatima|
Classic Coimbra, a journey back to Portugal’s Roman past.
|2nd Century Roman ruins, Coimbra|
Douro Wine Country, a drive through Portugal’s most famous wine-making region, the Douro Valley.
|Terraced vineyards in the Douro Valley|
Vineyard Views and the bustling port city of Porto
|This picture is not sideways–the statues are walking perpendicular to the wall.|
|Taylor’s is one of the largest wine producers in Portugal|
|At the bottling factory|
I thank Steve and Karen for their vicarious trip to Portugal!