Tag Archives: Portugal

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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Manueline Windows

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As hubby and I were walking the narrow streets of the beautiful Medieval town of Evora in Portugal a few months ago, I spotted this Manueline window. It is so pretty that I simply had to stop and snap a … Continue reading

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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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Tasty Tuesday: Linguiça, a Portuguese Sausage

How can one not be impressed when served Portuguese sausage in a flaming clay grill?  Linguiça is a smoke cured pork sausage spiced with garlic and paprika. This type of sausage is one of Portugal’s popular products. It’s a must to … Continue reading

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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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Roughin’ It

It’s impressive how wild poppies adapt to a certain environment to thrive. These caught my attention as they gave color to a grainy, rough, and stony path.  Props to wild poppies!

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Unusual Point of View

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I'm not one who seeks unusual points of view while traveling, but once in a while, I get inspired by the place I'm visiting. I took this picture from the tower of a medieval castle in the municipality of Castelo … 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: Grilled Sardines

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Summertime is grilled sardines season in Portugal. June 13, Saint Anthony’s Day is celebrated by snacking on grilled sardines. On our visit to Alfama in the beginning of June, the celebration has commenced. Stalls lined the festive streets and the … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Rooster of Barcelos Dish Towel

I haven’t heard about the legend of the Rooster of Barcelos before my visit to Portugal. Our tour manager was happy to relate why there were so many rooster souvenirs everywhere in Portugal.The legend goes that an innocent man was … Continue reading

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