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La rosa de los vientos de Lisboa, un regalo de Sudáfrica. Foto: Corbis.

Wind Rose-A map of the world at the center of the wind rose charts the Portuguese explorations. The map shows the most important dates in the history of the discoveries and ships mark the locations where Portuguese explorers first set foot on land.

With love from Lisbon www.welovelisbon.net/articles/essential-guide-lisbons-belem-neighbourhood #Portugal #Travel

With love from Lisbon www.welovelisbon.net/articles/essential-guide-lisbons-belem-neighbourhood #Portugal #Travel

Palace of Freixo - Porto, Portugal - Photo: lamego Enjoy Portugal www.enjoyportugal.eu

Douro decadence - Visible as you enter Porto from the Freixo bridge, Palácio do Freixo is a baroque architectural classic by Nasoni and typifies the completely gorgeous perfection of century Portuguese architecture.

Rising up from a thickly wooded peak and often enshrouded in swirling mist, Palácio Nacional da Pena (Portugal) is a wacky confection of onion domes, Moorish keyhole gates, writhing stone snakes and crenellated towers in pinks and lemons. .. Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/portugal/lisbon/sintra/sights/castles-palaces-mansions/palacio-nacional-da-pena#ixzz3OoWMyEfK

Rising up from a thickly wooded peak and often enshrouded in swirling mist, Palácio Nacional da Pena (Portugal) is a wacky confection of onion domes, Moorish keyhole gates, writhing stone snakes and crenellated towers in pinks and lemons.