Portugal June 2003

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City Square
City Square
We just arrived after 2 hour's sleep!
Jo: Happy Camper
Jo: Happy Camper
Natl Theater.  Waves everywhere
Natl Theater. Waves everywhere
Convent destroyed in 1755
Convent destroyed in 1755
Earthquake caused a tidal wave and fires. Did a major job on the city.
outdoor convent
outdoor convent
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After long hot walk
After long hot walk
Convent from Square
Convent from Square
Navigator monument
Navigator monument
Rui and Susana took us to lunch near here.
Susana, Rui, & Jo
Susana, Rui, & Jo
Rui spent a month with us in Houston in 2001 and organized the XX Molecular Beam Conference. We've just arrived and are blitzed!
Let's pose
Let's pose
sleepy
sleepy
try again
try again
23 April Bridge across Tejo River
23 April Bridge across Tejo River
It used to be the Salazar bridge. It's about 90° but dry. The river broadens out to an enormous estuary at Lisbon, just before emptying into the Atlantic.
Rui Lobo show sites
Rui Lobo show sites
Portuguese explorers
Portuguese explorers
world inlaid in tile
world inlaid in tile
This just below the monument to the navigators.
here we are
here we are
Sintra:city hall
Sintra:city hall
Sintra city hall
Sintra city hall
Sintra: palace
Sintra: palace
Sintra-hike to top
Sintra-hike to top
hike to Moor castle on top
hike to Moor castle on top
In Sintra.  Hot
In Sintra. Hot
Bell.  Jo could hear it
Bell. Jo could hear it
Palace in Sintra
Palace in Sintra
Waterfall on hike
Waterfall on hike
View of Sintra Palace from Moor castle
View of Sintra Palace from Moor castle
Palace
Palace
Moorish battlements
Moorish battlements