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a street in lisbon

Adding in a new entry to my sketchbook, a street view in Lisbon, inspired by a photo sent by the other half :)

The sketch is done with B, B4 and B6 pencils. 


O Fado da nossa saudade

Fado is a Portuguese music style but this word also means “fate”. So, portuguese people always say: ” este é o meu fado” (this is my fate)  indicating the melancholic and nostalgic character of our people . 317 more words


Benfica 2011 - 2012 home shirt

Benfica wore this beautiful shirt during the 2011/12 season. They finished the season in 2nd after leading the table by 5 points at one stage. Despite being knocked out of the Portuguese Cup in the 5th round they were able to win the League Cup. 76 more words


West Coast, Best Coast: Funky Lisbon

The tour continues across the border in the Iberian Peninsula to Portugal! I just spent two days in Lisbon, and I found some very uncanny resemblances to a couple of US cities, but with a European flare. 720 more words


Breakfast reflections

After a nice breakfast complete with bread coffee and orange juice in one of my favorite breakfast spots in Lisbon (A padaria Portuguesa), I started reflecting about life. 253 more words


Portugal - cork, salted cod, porcelain, and beautiful sites

Its been quite a while since our last blog post. We’ve been busy enjoying our adventure and planning each leg so we are a bit behind. 871 more words


In Love With Lisbon!

Lisboa, my love!  Abrigada!

After an uneventful 9 hour bus ride from Madrid I made my way over to Lisbon, Portugal. Everything was bright.  Everything was booming. 321 more words


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