Portugal · 2 Days · 8 Moments · February 2017

Caldas da Rainha- Journi Trial

8 February 2017

Evening readings. Malhoa, the painter and his relation with the city of Caldas da Rainha.Portrait of the Queen has he imagined her. In José Malhoa Museum.
Let's take that break! There is this beautifull light... and life is not only about Queens.
Even in contempory art, when you take a coffee break in the Park!
More Queens!
You can find her everywhere! Here in a ceramic vase in the tradicion of Bordalo's school of arts. Those are the queen's arms wich is the city blason today
It all begun with this woman: the Old Queen.

7 February 2017

Essencials for this Journey: notebook, pen, some money... The Tie Fighter Pilot is here just for the Ride.
We don't have much on classic or medieval history. It seems that in the beginning it was a marsh. Lots of mosquitos make the place hostile for human settlement. There were two small rivers and, further west, the lagoon that still exists but it wents much more inside the mainland than today. (Quick Sketch). There is also this geological crack that allows the hot sulphurous water rise from the depths of the Earth. And that's why it all began...