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?”
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Aveiro, the magic Portuguese Venice
Aveiro, 50km south of Porto, is in the list of “The Guardian”, for one of the 10 quieter spots in Europe.
A sort of normality
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”
Sunset at Porto
Porto is my birthplace. I do have many memories of Porto other than christmas with family as I moved to south when very young but my roots are there. The city is one of the most photogenic places I have ever been specially the sunset watched from the southbank Gaia. It is absolutely magic, aContinue reading “Sunset at Porto”