Tag Archives: Portugal

Ascending to the Hilltop Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, Portugal

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Bom Jesus do Monte or Good Jesus of the Mount is a Portuguese sanctuary outside the city of Braga.It is a popular destination for both pilgrims and tourists. There are two ways to get to this sanctuary on top of … Continue reading

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A Peek at Sintra, Portugal

One of the things I like about castles is, they always have a view of the towns and villages around them. The castle in Sintra, Portugal is no different. Its occupants could take a peek at their town anytime.

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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. 

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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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