Alfama.




Ah. Yes. The first snow is happening in Chicago. I'm already thinking fondly of sunnier times in the past, so I'm returning to Lisbon for a few more photos.

Alfama is the oldest district in Lisbon, and it also happens to be the windiest, stair-iest portion, too. It is filled with colorful tiles, narrow staircases, and the strains of the traditional fado singing coming out of the bars tucked into the corners along the way. It's best to start at the top and just head downhill along random paths -- you'll know when to stop when you run into the sea.





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