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Papier mâché projects

"Queen Santa Isabel" was made in papier mâché (± 63") by customer order. It represents the a Queen very cherished by the people of Coimbra. A "Rainha Santa Isabel", feita em papier mâché (1.60m), por encomenda. A rainha Santa Isabel, é muito acarinhada pelos habitantes de...

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Viagem às profundezas do Convento de Mafra

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="3785,3786,3789,3790,3791,3792,3793,3794"] O Convento de Mafra a cerca de 30 km de Lisboa, foi mandado construir por D João V, após a sua promessa de o edificar caso tivesse descendência. As obras iniciaram-se em 1717 , já depois do nascimento da sua filha. As obras...

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There are things naturally photogenic. I would say that almost all things can be photogenic. But some do not require great effort to achieve this.  Carrasqueira has got everything, a sunrise, a sunset, a great color. Textures. The wrinkles. Of immense beauty. It has got...

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A Yurt at “Tamanco”

I found "Tamanco". I found what a "yurt" was. It's a former Mongolian construction, still in used in few small places. It is near by "Louriçal", Pombal. Nobody is at the entrance. Nobody answers either the bell, neither the phone. We went inside a different...

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Cheira bem, cheira a Lisboa!

Cheira bem, cheira a Lisboa. Lisbon smell. "Cheira bem, cheira a Lisboa" Amália Rodrigues Lisboa já tem Sol mas cheira a Lua Quando nasce a madrugada sorrateira E o primeiro eléctrico da rua Faz coro com as chinelas da RibeiraSe chove cheira a terra prometida Procissões têm o cheiro a...

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