Obidos

The village was playing up its medieval origins with this greeting from a plague “doctor”:

After that, however, the village was charm everywhere you looked.

A former church is now a bookshop. Here’s the “altar”:

More titles to enjoy de-coding:

Traditional skills still in use: plastering and tiling.

Seen on several doors:

There was a “real” church (several, in fact).

And loads more charm:

And shops. A clothes shop:

A fado shop:

And to bring us back to earth, medieval drainage, still operational, I would think.

4 thoughts on “Obidos

  1. Just loving your blog, Anne! Rob particularly interested in the Norway bits as he is going there kayaking and tramping for 2 weeks while we are in England. Kate had baby 5 weeks prem (emergency caesar) so will be heading away soon. All well at school. Jane.xx

    On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 6:13 PM, Anne-O-tations wrote:

    > anneinabsentia posted: “The village was playing up its medieval origins > with this greeting from a plague “doctor”: After that, however, the village > was charm everywhere you looked. A former church is now a bookshop. Here’s > the “altar”: More titles to enjoy de-coding: ” >

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