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Mama Lina

I present you Mama Lina, the guide of Saona island, all full of energy and giving away rum and coke.

a fragrant breeze

I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else. ― Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

dristor spider

this fellow was hard at work building his web outside my window. didn’t say ‘hello’.


Terrace window of Santo António de Alfama, one of the loveliest restaurants of Lisbon. And it’s not just Lonely Planet’s opinion, either.