January 1st, 2008


Golden Age Glory

 Travel can help us understand our own time and culture. Or maybe not. I visited the Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon and admired the finest example of the glorious architecture of Portugal's Golden Age. It made me realize what we can't know about ourselves.

It's this month's front page article at my web page:

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