National Geographic : 1960 Nov
able hulls sea-kindly as Prince Henry's cara vels, still built in clear line of descent from the brave little ships of those days. I recall the schooner Aviz, of Porto, rolling and pitching through a wild night off the Greenland coast in 1950. We were aboard another ship, riding out the same storm near her. It was still day light north of the Arctic Circle, and I had ample opportunity to admire the grace of her lovely caravel lines as she rolled. KODACHROMEO NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Gingerbread castle perches on a wood ed pinnacle overlooking Sintra, north west of Lisbon. Built in 1840 for Prince Consort Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the Castle of Pena suggests a Wagnerian stage set. Here, within sight of the distant Atlantic, sojourned Por tugal's last king, Manuel II, who fled the country in 1910.