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26.7.09

Walk..



Walks. The body advances, while the mind flutters around it like a bird

I am off fluttering today....
painting..A summer stroll-Albert Lynch.

4 comments:

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

My dearest,
Have a lovely stroll and enjoy the moment of peace. I have finished my thesis for now, sending it off gleefully to my adviser this morning. I am not going to look at it again until he sends me back the draft to revise! It is now time to play and wander. Fondly, Anita

Rosie said...

What a wonderful painting! Hope you have a relaxing, peaceful and thoughtful walk:)

Presépio no Canal said...

Dear Dutchess.
Porto is very special to me. All the north of Portugal.I think I lived there in others times ;)
My favourite places:
Igreja de São Francisco (Saint Francis Church);
Café Magestic,
The Douro itself...

But, next time, I want to go to Casa de Sezim near Guimarães ( the city where my country was born)...It is an aristocratic house with world famous paintings in the walls...probably you already know...but I remember to tell you because you like art.
In Lisbon, there is Fundação Medeiros e Almeida. It is very discrete, but scholars from all over the world come to study the collection. I think it is a must.
Gulbenkian Museum (my university it was in front), of course, but
it is more known.
If someday you go to Cascais 8probably you know already it), please eat a Santini ice-cream for me or if go to Sintra, eat a "travesseiro" (cake) in Piriquita for me too.
Sintra is a magical place. There is a Convent in the rocks (amazing!) with small cellars, Convento dos Capuchos.A must!
Well, I will go. I do not want to tired with my endless conversation ;)

All the best and thank you for your nice words :)

Titmoss said...

"a pleasant walk, a pleasant talk..." is just the sort of thing to set folks a-happy. :)