domingo, 28 de junho de 2015

Jerónimos Monastery

The Jerónimos Monastery (portuguese name Mosteiro dos Jerónimos), is a monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome located near the shore in the zone of Belém.
Is one of the most important examples of the portuguese late gothic manueline style of architecture in Lisbon. It was classified a UNESCO World Heritage in 1983.

domingo, 7 de junho de 2015

Midnight sun

The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that happens in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle, when the sun remains visible at the local midnight. Around the summer solstice, approximate June 21 in the north, the sun is visible for the full 24 hours, given fair weather.