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“Red Door” : Lisbon, Portugal, 4th September 2011
Wandering about in the maze of streets that make up historic Lisbon, I was in search of the castle which overlooks the city.
You’d think such a huge structure would be easy to spot, but this isn’t the case when you’re on the ground, views blocked on all sides by crumbling tenements and narrow alleyways.
This wasn’t really much of a problem, though, as there were plenty of distractions on the way, such as this beautiful crimson portal to an old house, the red set off by both the whitewashed walls and the deep blue of the late summer sun…
A larger version of this photo can be found by clicking here.
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