Monthly Archives: June 2011

Windows Oozing History

I am always amazed at the amount of beautiful windows that exist on old buildings in Portugal but I also feel saddened at the way some of them have been left to deteriorate over the years.   They come in all shapes … Continue reading

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Resplendent Coats of Arms

Very frequently, with my work, I have the need to travel through the northern part of Portugal and when driving through towns and villages, it never ceases to amaze me to see just how many old manor houses (called Solares) have splendidly carved … Continue reading

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