Tag: alfama

  • Lomography Day Trips: Lisbon, The City of Yellow Trams

    written by lomofrue on 2014-03-03 in #world #locations
    Lomography Day Trips: Lisbon, The City of Yellow Trams

    I divide people who travel to Portugal into two groups: those who prefer Porto and those who like Lisbon better. I love Porto, it's a little gem, but if I ever lived in Portugal I'd choose Lisbon in a heartbeat. It's got everything big cities have while staying beautiful and romantic and the same time.

  • The Soul of Lisbon in Alfama

    written by paper_doll on 2012-10-30 in #world #locations
    The Soul of Lisbon in Alfama

    Portas do Sol, meaning “doors of the sun” or “the sun’s gateway”, is a big balcony that opens onto the river Tejo, offering astonishing views over Lisboa.

  • Lisbon From My Point of View: The Charm of Everyday Life

    written by elisss on 2011-07-08 in #world #locations
    Lisbon From My Point of View: The Charm of Everyday Life

    In May, I spent a week in Lisbon and totally fell in love with the city. I've never been there before and since I arrived, I immediately noticed that every corner of the street was a little treasure. All the walls that Lisbon people see everyday, all the streets they walk on, and the shops that they go to, left a really good impression on me. Nothing is too big, too showy, or too much. It's like everything is covered by a soft, shy, beauty.

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