Lisbon is a city of steep hills, and in many old neighborhoods, sets of steps serve as streets connecting upper and lower. PHeymont shares a few.
Traditional wine-carrying boats line the banks of the Douro at Vila Nova de Gaia, opposite Porto, Portugal.
It's in a museum, but is it art? Not intentionally; it was left behind by a cafe customer and cleared shortly after PHeymont found himself drawn to the image.
Ian Cook has shared a variety of images and stories from the Portugese island of Madeira. Here are his final shots before departing....
Curral das Freiras ('Nuns Valley') is a small village nestling between almost perpendicular mountains in the heart of the island of Madeira.
Ian Cook shares images of the unusual triangular houses, Camacha, Madeira.
Levada das 25 fontes. Thin and very tall, a nice waterfall in Madeira that ends up in 25 mini cascades.
A unique feature of Madeira is the wicker sled ride down Monte.
Some images from the Madeira Wine Company in Funchal, Madeira
Ian Cook takes us on a visit to Madeira's beautiful tropical Botanical Garden. A feast for the eyes, nourishment for the soul....
A visit to a wicker factory on the island of Madeira, where the craftsmanship remains relatively unchanged over the centuries...
TAP sets new JFK and Boston routes from Lisbon, and signs up with JetBlue to sell each other's tickets to and from 20 JetBlue destinations.
Madiera's Pico de Arieo walk is not for the feint hearted as you are above the clouds at an altitude of 6000 feet, but the scenery and views are unbelievable!
Some images from the colorful Market, Funchal, Madeira. You'll find a large variety of goods for sale -- fish, fruit, vegetables, flowers etc.
The remote island of Madeira has a beautiful endemic flower Madeira called The Pride of Madeira (Echium Candicans).