|Lisbon Cathedral, begun in 1147 and not much|
changed since then; it has survived all the city's
|Late, really late, Romanesque, barrel vaulting,|
etc.; Gothic bits were added in later years, but
they were mostly destroyed in 1755: maybe
God doesn't like Gothic and this was a sign...
|Pleased, proud, and in my most resolute pose...never mind|
the impish twinkle
|Another sign: walking past the ecclesiastical|
offices, I notice a kalanchoe--one of my
favorite plants--has escaped its confines and
begun anew on the outside...thriving
*Vicki calls it the "Carmen Sandiego"
**Also the name of a good movie on the subject, which you can probably watch in less time than reading the Wikipedia articles
|Another sign: much later in the day, we were out stalking art |
deco buildings, and this real peregrino happens by, obviously
trying to navigate Lisbon on vellum notes; did you know that
there are scores of Camino de Santiago apps?