“Reality is a staircase that don’t go up and not even down. We don’t come from our place: today is today, it is always today.” (Octavio Paz , Mexican poet and essayist).

Again: Castelo dos Mouros, Sintra (Portugal).
It was very hot that day…….upstairs……. downstairs…….very tiring, but…….: very beautiful!

Camera Model=NIKON D80
Lens=Nikkor 18-135mm
Exposure Time=1/320 sec
Date Time Original=2007:06:19 15:25:01
Metering Mode=MultiSegment
Focal Length=26,00 mm
User Comment=©ADRI PADMOS


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  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 4 years ago

    What a gorgeous view my friend. Looks awesome !!

  • Many thanks mate!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 4 years ago

    Wonderful sentiments Adri….. It is all about today…. But I’d need more of a hand railing up that high!!!!! Great view…. makes me dizzy but it’s still a great view!!!
    Have a great weekend!!!

  • Many thanks for your lovely support, Brenda!

    – Adri Padmos

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsover 4 years ago

    A stunning view and excellent use of the steps in the foreground.

  • Many thanks for your support, David; always appreciated!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 4 years ago

    Fantastic view Adri, super composition …

  • Thanks a lot, Tom; much appreciated!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Terence Russell
    Terence Russellover 4 years ago

    Excellent perspective!

  • Thanks Terence!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 4 years ago

    A wonderfully composed Adri, the view is simply stunning!!

  • Many thanks for your support, my friend!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Rosej
    Rosejover 4 years ago

    What an amazing looking place – one for the book of ‘Places I need to visit before I die!’ Great capture.

  • Thanks for your nice support!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 4 years ago

    “Upstairs or Downstairs….?” was featured in LISBON and Surroundings!
    I thank the hosts of this group very much for this new feature!

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much for this new feature, Tereza!
    I’m very proud and glad on this nice gesture!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Kendra Taber
    Kendra Taberover 4 years ago

    wow, I wish I could travel and see the amazing sites like this

  • It is not so difficult, Kendra……..just travel and enjoy…..:)
    Thanks for stopping by!

    – Adri Padmos

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