Portugal June 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Above: View of Alfama district in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)


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Above: Photo at left of the Lisbon Cathedral, June 2015; Photo at right of a street in the Alfama district in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015
(Photos by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Burial chamber at Cathedral in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Grounds of the Cathedral in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Flag of Portugal in the Alfama district of Lisbon, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Wall and picture in restaurant interior in the Alfama district of Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Bacalhau a bras and steamed snails at a restaurant in the Alfama district of Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Steamed snails at a restaurant in the Alfama district of Lisbon Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)








Sintra, Portugal
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Above: Castle of the Moors (Castelo dos Mouros) in Sintra, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)



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Above: Castle of the Moors (Castelo dos Mouros) in Sintra, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)


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Above: Castle of the Moors (Castelo dos Mouros) in Sintra, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Green flag with Arabic writing at Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Pena National Palace seen from Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: View of Sintra, Portugal and surrounding area, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)












Lisbon, Portugal
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Above: Statue of a Crusader on the grounds of Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015; Flag in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015
(Photo by Mark Leavins)


Castelo Sao Jorge

Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon, Portugal


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Above: Entrance to Castelo Sao Jorge (St. George Castle) in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Near the entrance of Castelo Sao Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Cannon on display in Castelo Sao Jorge with hilltop view of Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Sign for archaeological site at Castelo Sao Jorge in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)


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Above: Archaeological site at Castelo Sao Jorge (structure from the era of Muslim rule), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Archaeological site at Castelo Sao Jorge (structure from the era of Muslim rule), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)














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Above: Flag of Portugal over Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015; Statue of Crusader on the grounds of Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photos by Mark Leavins)

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Above: View of Tagus River from Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015; Streetcar in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photos by Mark Leavins)


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Above: Communist Party billboard, Lisbon, Portugal; June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)
















Belem District in Lisbon, Portugal





Belem District in Lisbon, Portugal


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Above: Discoveries Monument on the banks of the Tagus River in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)


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Above: Belem Tower in Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)

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Above: Evening meal of grilled sardines, boiled potatoes, and cheese, Alfama District, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Photo by Mark Leavins)






Images of Purchased Tickets in Portugal, June 2015








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Above: Castelo de Sao Jorge (St. George Castle) ticket, June 4, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal (Mark Leavins souvenir)

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Above: Gulbenkian Museum ticket, June 4, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal (Mark Leavins souvenir)


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Above: Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ticket, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Mark Leavins souvenir)

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Above: Belem Tower ticket, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015 (Mark Leavins souvenir)

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Above: Castelo dos Mouros ticket, June 3, 2015, Sintra, Portugal (Mark Leavins souvenir)

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Above: Parque e Palacio da Pena ticket, June 3, 2015, Sintra, Portugal (Mark Leavins souvenir)

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Above: Lisbon Cathedral ticket (Mark Leavins souvenir)



Brief Chronology of Mark Leavins' June 2015 trip to Portugal and Spain

June 1, 2015: Flew from Pensacola, Florida to Atlanta; departed Atlanta for Paris, France
June 2, 2015: Arrived in Paris, and then flew from Paris to Lisbon, Portugal; toured Alfama district in Lisbon
June 3, 2015: Traveled by train to Sintra, Portugal and toured the town and nearby sites
June 4, 2015: Toured St. George Castle, the Gulbenkian Museum, and other sites in Lisbon
June 5, 2015: Traveled by car from Lisbon to Seville, Spain
June 6, 2015: Toured Seville, Spain
June 7, 2015: Traveled from Seville to Merida, Spain and Alvis, Portugal
June 8, 2015: Toured Lisbon sites
June 9, 2015: Toured Belem district of Lisbon
June 10, 2015: Flew from Lisbon to Paris; flew from Paris to Atlanta, and then to Pensacola







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