Patterns of Lisbon. Contemporary Azulejos

Lisbon features an impressive collection of azulejos. Here’s a walking route for all those who want to go tile spotting and see some exceptional contemporary creations.

Lisbon. Costa da Caparica

South of Lisbon, Costa da Caparica is completely open to ocean and to strong winds and swells. It’s wide, unspoilt and breathtaking. The waves of the Atlantic reach here a wide, completely open, 30-km long beach. They break directly and whatever storm should be there, in the middle of the ocean, the waves loudly bringContinue reading “Lisbon. Costa da Caparica”

Lisbon’s Patterns and the 17 Ways to Symmetry

Opposites may attract in infinite ways. Symmetry, though, can only be achieved in 17 ways. And this exact number was proved by Mr. Evgraf Fedorov in 1891.