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From the Serious and Inspiring to the Lighthearted and Fun

…there is an exhibit or museum for everyone. Portugal has more than 300 museums. In Lisbon, for example, you will find museums dedicated to ancient art, decorative arts, modern art, and natural history. But, you will also find museums devoted to tiles, money, and even water! Many of these exhibits are permanent and some come … Continue reading From the Serious and Inspiring to the Lighthearted and Fun

Madeira (Part 2) – Stunning Gardens, Coastlines, and Mountains

If you like pretty pictures, you’re in for a treat… I ended last week’s post just as Won and I were about to enter the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens. There are two large, well-known gardens on Madeira. One is the 7 hectare Jardim Tropicais Monte Palace (the one we visited) and the 5 hectare Jardim … Continue reading Madeira (Part 2) – Stunning Gardens, Coastlines, and Mountains

Discovering the Peace and Tranquility of Early Morning

…which is entirely new to me. Before all you cheery-dispositioned, wide-awake, conquer-the-world-the-minute-you-get-out-of-bed types give me a hard time, let me say that I have never been a morning person. Even the day I was born I chose to enter the world at 9AM; a reasonable and very civil time of day. That auspicious beginning established … Continue reading Discovering the Peace and Tranquility of Early Morning