“The value of things is not in duration, but in the intensity where they arrive. That’s why there are unforgettable moments, inexplicable things and incomparable people.” Fernando PESSOA
The diagonal of the world
In the maze of Lisbon, street art finds a natural playground and contributes to the highly-distinctive atmosphere of the city.
Seen from the Tagus river, the urban panorama of old Lisbon set across a number of hilltops holds some gems of contemporary architecture. The city is inventing its future here. Buildings with subtle lines and elegant curves stretch out like a rosary along the river, from the Vasco da Gama bridge to the end point of Belém and then the ocean. T