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Saturday, July 30, 2005

Monsaraz, Portugal
This door is a door photographed by António Caeiro in the little known small town Monsaraz. This town is a "jewel in the crown" of the Alentejo, if not Portugal itself. It is a small walled group of dwellings that carefully preserve most of their original charm by retaining the old exteriors and the original quaint slated streets. The inhabitants of the town take particular pride in maintaining its somewhat medieval atmosphere with its few narrow streets that are in parts quite steep as they fall away to the defending walls.
posted by /T/ at 1:51 PM