Last December, escaping the winter in The Netherlands I spent a long week end in Málaga, south of Spain. One of the highlights from that trip was a daytrip to Ronda. Here are some pictures of that day. Ronda is one of the 25 white villages (Los Pueblos Blancos) spread in Andalusia region. The following …
During the a day trip to Sintra, Portugal last summer I hit three of the many must-see sites. One of them is Castelo dos Mouros (Moorish Castle). It is called a castle but actually it is a fort. The Moors built it approximately in the 7th – 8th century. Here are a handful of pictures I took that day.
July last year I spent my summer holiday in Portugal. I visited Lagos, Sintra, Lisbon and some little places around. I want to share about food and drank from that holiday. Beware: this post contains a lot of pictures taken by phone. Get ready to scroll.
Entering the old town of Sintra, you can’t miss this white palace with two cone- shaped chimneys. This is Palácio Nacional de Sintra, National Palace of Sintra.
For those who love azulejos (Portuguese tiles), Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum) is a must visit.
Yesterday my husband and I went hiking in the nature park de Posbank nearby our house. Reckoning with post-summer weather in autumn, I didn’t expect to see some mushrooms grown along the path.
Located 27 km west of Lisbon, Sintra is good for a day trip. Sintra is so special because there are a number of palaces, castles, mansions, gardens, monasteries and even a fort there. No wonder this town is one of UNESCO World Heritages.