Sandwiched between Spain and the Atlantic ocean, Portugal is a land with a mixed history, similar to Spain's. Evidence of the Moors and Romans exist.

Kicking it off in Porto

por0.jpg  There is a certain point where you just want to get on with it all. That...
May 08, 2016

Povoa de Varzim

pvz1.jpg  Way out, at the end of the Porto Metro is the coastal town of Povoa de...
May 23, 2016

The other side of Porto

osp01.jpg  Sitting down with a glass of wine, I began thinking about my time in Porto. Aside...
Jun 03, 2016


cha.jpg  When in Porto a few years ago, I noticed a lot of homeless people all over...
Oct 06, 2018

Lisbon in the rain

lsb0.jpg  It's February and a very stormy one at that. I was in Pamplona and several people...
Feb 08, 2014

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