Tag Archives: Porto

Pedestrian?

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It’s a challenge looking for pedestrian (adjective) photos in my collection. I take pictures of things that catch my attention. Therefore, I find them all interesting. But perhaps, you’ll find these photos of pedestrians (noun), quite pedestrian.  Advertisements

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Porto, Portugal

In Porto, visitors can definitely see layers everywhere. This photo was taken at the Ribeira where the layers of water, apartments, port wineries, and sky enchant visitors.

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The Corner of Rua Santa Caterina and Rua Fernandes Tomas, Porto

Portugal is known for its azulejos, a form of painted tin-glazed ceramic tile work. Some churches in Porto boast of white tiles painted in blue adorning their walls. One of them is Capela Das Almas or Chapel of Souls. Standing … Continue reading

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My Top 5 European Cities, a collage

Travel and Leisure posted a video on Facebook showing their Top 5 European Cities: 5- Budapest, Hungary 4- San Sebastian, Spain 3- Barcelona, Spain 2- Rome, Italy 1- Florence, Italy. Budapest is on my bucket list, and now San Sebastian is … Continue reading

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Thursday Door: San Francisco Church, Porto 🇵🇹

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Igreja de São Francisco is Porto’s gothic-style church. The inside is best known for its baroque decorations.The church is one of the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Portugal.

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Tasty Tuesday: Bacalhau

Bacalhau, dried and salted cod, is a Portuguese staple. It is usually served on social occasions and at traditional Christmas Eve dinners.Most of the time, bacalhau is served with potatoes. On our last night in Portugal, we had dinner at … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: Porto Cathedral

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Snapshot: Arrábida Bridge, Porto 🇵🇹

When cruising the Douro River, Ponte Arrábida is one of the six bridges that river cruisers will see. The six-lane arch bridge is the closest to the mouth of the Douro River. It connects Porto to Vila Nova de Gaia, … Continue reading

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Free Friday: Avenida dos Aliados, Porto 🇵🇹

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Avenue of the Allies is Porto’s main urban street. Visiting the boulevard exposes tourists to different architectural eras. It is also near attractions like the Sao Bento Train Station and Clerigos Tower. The prominent building in the Avenue is the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors: Palacio da Bolsa, Porto 🇵🇹 

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This historical building in Porto, Portugal is not a stock exchange nor is it a palace, even though it’s name translates to Stock Exchange Palace. It is a monument to Portuguese civic and commercial pride. It was built by the Commercial … Continue reading

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