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Destination: Portugal

Travel with us as we explore the country, the people, and the food of Portugal, while highlighting the hand-crafted tile that can be admired in and around historic basilicas, as well as the full spectrum of tile-incorporating designs that can be seen within its most modern of architectural structures.

Destination: Portugal

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Angelic tile/azulejos mural in Portugal

Portuguese cobblestone sidewalk mosaic - Calçada Portuguesa #portugal

Castelo de Almourol, Portugal

My Flickr Favorites - Castelo de Almourol by moacirdsp on Flickr.

Portuguese Tiles - azulejo

Botanical garden #açores Portugal

Greens and Water, a photo from Acores, Islands | TrekEarth

I'd like to visit this bookstore, Livraria Lello, in Porto, Portugal

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Carved stone details by Karl Gercens The Monserrate Park is one of the most notable examples of romantic gardens in Portugal #sintra #portugal

Portuguese painted tiles of XIX century women

Do Tempo da Outra Senhora: Efemérides de Outubro

Blue tiles and blue Door, Portugal

Blue door in a tile-covered (azulejo) building- Portimão, Portugal

blue door @ orange

Jan Van Oort. Large Dutch tile panel in the Convent Church of Madre de Deus, Lisbon, Portugal (1698).

Life on Sundays

Sintra, Portugal

Beach Marinha, Algarve, Portugal

Alfama- Lisboa. Beautiful old building covered with blue white tiles

Pena Palace window detail #Sintra #Portugal

Janela by Agostinho Fernandes / 500px

through the window of the Belém forth #Lisbon, #Portugal

Arco de Almedine Blue tile mural from the streets of Coimbra, Portugal

Mosteiro de Celas Blue tile mural from the streets of Coimbra, Portugal


Tiles from Lisboa, Portugal.

Tile capital of the world, #Lisbon. Festooned with Rococo like colors this little window is only part of an amazing building that can only be seen in lovely #Lisbon.

Tiles, Fado - azulejos in Lisbon, Portugal

Portuguese blue tiles or "azulejos"! The Portuguese word for blue is 'azul' and the Arabic term for polished to a shiny, smooth finish, is 'zulej'. Hence, 'Azulejo'.

Tiled Portico, São Lourenço, Portugal

Beautiful tile mural in Algarve, Portugal

Katherine Swift - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia