Author Archives: Brid

Monsanto Park and Lisbon Aquaduct

The sun was winning the battle for supremacy in the morning sky when I awoke to the sound of water dripping from the leaves of the plane tree in the garden. It’d rained heavily during the night following a magnificent thunder … Continue reading

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Carcavelos coast holiday feedback

Coming down to earth after two fantastics weeks on the Lisbon coast, Carcavelos, Portugal is difficult! Our August holiday was great. As everyone mentions, this is a fantastic location, and it’s a lovely apartment – much bigger than I expected. … Continue reading

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In and around Carcavelos

We came to Lisbon to celebrate Jenny’s 60th birthday in June 2011 and spent a very enjoyable week in Brid’s apartment that regretfully flew by far too quickly.  John has experience as a geographical analyst – pulls lots of data … Continue reading

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Carcavelos – a walk around

It’s mid November and my intention is to see the local parish church of Our Lady of Remedies and to visit the Carcavelos indoor market. The church’s panels of tiles proved such an attraction to the famous Portuguese writer, Jose Saramago, in 1979 that he  made … Continue reading

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