Portuguese Christmas Trees If you would like to experience what Christmas decorations are like in the Iberian peninsula, you should visit the cities of Lisbon and Porto in Portugal. These cities are transformed into fairytale towns with exquisite Christmas decorations. This Tree was found near the Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon. It is entirely made of lamps.
Joseph Jefferson Mansion www.ripvanwinklegardens.com The Mansion, built in 1870 , is a charming twenty-two room Southern mansion, with a fourth-story cupola. Jefferson sited it among 350-year-old-oak trees high atop the salt dome, at an elevation of 75 feet above sea level - almost unheard of in the coastal areas of south Louisiana. The home is an architectural treasure. Jefferson Mansion at Rip Van Winkle Gardens on Jefferson Island in New Iberia, Louisiana.