Merry Xmas from Aveiro, Portugal
Porto or Oporto is the second-largest city in Portugal. Located along the Douro River estuary in northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and its core is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Port wine, one of Portugal’s most famous exports, is named after Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the packaging, transport, and exportContinue reading “Have you ever visited Porto?”
Salt production in Aveiro Portugal.Known as the “Portuguese Venice” thanks to the rivers that cut its territory, Aveiro has cultural riches that are also due to abundant salt production. In the town, it is possible to find shops selling various cosmetics, all made from the region’s salt. With handmade methods, the raw material used inContinue reading “Artisanal salt production”
Best regards from Aveiro, the Portuguese Venice.(Most photos taken with mobile phone)
Winter sun! Some more blue from Portugal before going back the the Grey London.
Due the covid infections in London I have decided not to go back after Christmas and stay in Portugal a bit longer.On Sunday I did my usual cycle to the seaside to have a morning coffee in one of the beach cafes. I love this.
Christmas time at home in Aveiro, Portugal. This year with much less people on the streets, no tourists, but always a magic season. Let’s hope a better 2021.
Aveiro, 50km south of Porto, is in the list of “The Guardian”, for one of the 10 quieter spots in Europe.
Back home for summer holiday, this year extended on working from home till the beginning of September.After three months of isolation it is a great feeling being here and seeing my family again. Things in Portugal are not too bad, other than some outbreaks in Lisbon the Country has a low rate of new infections,Continue reading “A sort of normality”