Wednesday, June 11, 2008


Susan in Alfama in Lisbon.

Clay pointing out which direction we should go.

Susan and a bulbous tree.

An interesting tower.

A tile building.
Susan in the square.A delicious plate of Sting Ray.

Clay had food also.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008


The back of the palace.The moat of the palace.

The part of the palace where we stayed.

We had steak and eggs at this restuarant.

A delicious plate of grilled squid from a later meal in Queluz.

We also had a fancy meal at the palace.

Monday, June 9, 2008


For more pictures of our trip see Immovable Feast


A tiny police car.


Above is an exciting Portuguese dish with cod, egg, onions and tiny french fries. Below is the palace in the main square of Sintra.

The Moorish castle of Sintra.

Sunday, June 8, 2008



The view from our patio

Downtown FunchalGiant PrawnsAt a Fado Restaurant
Tropical plants
Our hotel, Pestana Village, had its own greenhouse.
Susan in a cave near Sao Vincente.

Irrigated land and vineyards near Sao Vincente.

Thatched houses near Santana.

Mountain view near Funchal.

Susan by the road.

Mountain and seaside views
Deep water cuisine?
(Actually, we're pretty sure the restaurant is on the other side of the bay.)
Japanese warrior sculptures in an elaborate palace garden in Monte.

A Bird of Paradise!Funchal Harbor.
The cliff below Reid's Palace

Eating at Reid's Palace.
Octopus in the grocery store.

Last night.

Clay's dinner.

Caldeirada (Portuguese fish stew)

Pestana Village, where we stayed.