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Places We Live, Lisbon, Portugal

As soon as I saw this one, I was glad that most of the scene was in the shade, so that the harsh, midday sun wouldn’t wash out the picture. It’s definitely going into the Places We Live project. Continue reading

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Carmo Convent, Lisbon, Portugal

We were looking for a tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant, recommended by both the guidebook and our B&B owner. But before we got there, we found this. There’s something both sad and beautiful about support arches reaching into the sky, with nothing … Continue reading

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Parliament, Budapest, Hungary

Hungary's Parliament Building is one of about a dozen beautiful, dramatic buildings in Budapest. It has the advantage of being set apart, though smack downtown Pest, and on the bank of the Danube. The photo needs a little more work, … Continue reading

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Gate of Agamemnon’s Palace, Mycenae, Greece

From “Agamemnon,” one part of the Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus   O gods, free me from this awful task! For one full year I’ve been stuck up on this tower of the Atreidae, crouched on my haunches like a dog. … Continue reading

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