Crumbling, and marked with decades of graffiti, the abandoned Panorámico restaurant looms over Lisbon on a hill in Monsanto Park like a forgotten alien spaceship.
At 11:00 am October 5 1910, from the balcony of Paços do Concelho, in Lisbon, the Portuguese Republic was proclaimed.
It’s good to be the king.
Photographer Lorena Velasco takes us inside the abandoned Teatro Variedades for a glimpse at what’s inside, opening up a time capsule that hasn’t been touched for the last 25 years.
The Roman ruins at Conímbriga, near Coimbra, are a slice of Pompeii in Portugal, minus the crowds and annoying guides. And it’s still being excavated.
Born to a gypsy father from Santarém and a famous prostitute nicknamed A Barbuda (the bearded) from Portalegre, Severa’s exotic beauty and dramatic singing style, attributed to her gypsy blood, won the capital’s bohemians over.
Freedom is sweet. Freedom is everything. 25 de Abril sempre. Viva a Liberdade!