Tag Archive for Portugal

Pena National Palace

High atop the tallest hill in the Sintra Mountains sits the storybook Pena National Palace. It’s an amazing sight to behold. What used to be the remains of a defunct, simple Hieronymite (followers of Saint Jerome) monastery was severely damaged in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 and left in disrepair until it was renovated into an elaborately decorated royal palace by…

Castro Marim


Ksar El Kebir

Jerónimos Monastery, Padrão dos Descobrimentos, and Belém Tower



Castle of the Moors

Juan’s House

The End of the World