Terreiro do Paco lisbonJune 12, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ ⛅ 66 °F
we got a later start, left apartment and wandered down to the river. It is a nice walk. Like vancouver's waterfront.
• Statue is of Jose I, the king who gave control of the government to his chief minister the Marques de Pomball. It shows the king on his horse with Pombal on the medallion looking at their port.
• The horse symbolizes triumph and stomps on snakes symbol of evil while the elephant represents the portugues empires colonies in India an Africa
• They were setting up a big screen for the world cupRead more