Posts Tagged ‘color’

click here for part one of fall in the hudson river valley

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Driving along the Seven Lakes Drive in the Hudson River Valley this past weekend, I was reminded why autumn is still my favorite time of the year.  The leaves emanated brilliant hues of yellow, orange, red, green, and even purple.

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gaudi’s barcelona

tiled bench at Gaudi's fantastical Parc Guell

a Gaudi tile in Parc Guell

Casa Gaudi in Parc Guell where Gaudi lived for the last 20 years of his life

gingerbread houses at Parc Guell

a beautiful day near Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia- 128 years of construction and still going...

Casa Batllo aka Casa dels ossos (House of Bones)

Casa Mila aka La Pedrera

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colors of greece

Greece, April 2010.

mykonos white and blue

mykonos sky blue and stone white

mykonos red-orange

mykonos purple

santorini pink and blue

santorini green and blue

santorini orange

athenian gradations of white and blue

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“Where the land ends and the sea begins”  -Luís de Camões

R and I recently went on a trip to Portugal.  I was so pleasantly surprised by the country.  It’s very distinct (surprising to me because of its smaller size and its frequent association with Spain, at least in my mind).  The people, food, architecture, landscapes were all very unique.  And I loved it.

Some photos from Lisboa.

lisbon street

lots of stray cats in lisboa

alfama area

coffee at hotel bairro alto

alfama at dusk

alfama/tagus river

evening trolley

The following were taken at Sintra, a town about 45 minutes by train outside of Lisbon.  Sintra was a favorite summer getaway for past kings.

pena palace

the Queen's Terrace at the Pena Palace

pena palace

Palácio Nacional de Sintra

sintra alley

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borough market

giant meringues


i love all the colors in this one

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sunset at hyde park


swimming into the sunset



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