LISBON: Steps in Alfama District

LISBON: Steep Streets in the Alfama District.

  LISBON: The Alfama District. The Alfama is Lisbon’s oldest quarter. Spread over the southeastern slope of the hill crowned by Castelo de São Jorge, the picturesque neighborhood is composed of a maze of narrow streets, winding alleyways, and steep flights of steps. Its kasbah-like layout is deliberate – this Read more…

Malta steep streets Valletta 16th century

Steep Streets in the Fortified City of Valletta.

The 16th Century fortified city of Valletta has some very steep streets…. …..which can seem even steeper in the middle of the day in the Mediterranean sunshine! Many are too steep and narrow for cars:       This one is really wide by 16th century building standards:   Most Read more…

Fire log-burner, home,

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Fire

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Fire Catching up on posts from blogging buddies around the world this afternoon, I came across an excellent image of “FIRE” on Charles Waugh’s Blog. This led me to the Tuesday Photo Challenge, which in turn led me to another worthy blog, Dutch Goes the Photo. This Read more…

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