Forbes magazine has chosen Portugal as one of the 10 “cheapest” places to live, particularly for US citizens who want to leave their jobs and change their lives (based on data from International Living)! Don’t! Other than adding misery to my … Continue reading AMERICANS – DON’T RETIRE IN PORTUGAL!
At Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Museum, a sculpture of three human-sized women guards the entrance, as Winged Victory dominates the Louvre stairway. The first room holds ancient Egyptian amber ring-seals and slim gold necklaces. Behind a Plexiglas window stands a few modest sculptures. A small black basalt of a man’s head looks so lively, I think I passed him on the street this morning. Three hundred year old carpets are floor exhibits while equally old textiles are wall-mounted. Assyrian and Egyptian stone life-sized reliefs bring thousands of years of human life into present time. But it is the exhibit of coins that … Continue reading Museum Wealth