Tag: portugal

Portugal: Ria Formosa Salt Harvesting

Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt Pans In the Algarve, Portugal.

Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt pans In the Algarve, Portugal.…

Nuno’s Grill & Pizza. Good and cheap food in the Algarve, Portugal

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Love it when I find a place that has great food at a reasonable price. Nuno’s is simple, casual and fantastic. The fish is as fresh as you can get.

R. Gen. Humberto Delgado C, 8700-011 Fuseta, Portugal

TIvoli Carveoiro Algarve Resort

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort

The TIvoli Carveoiro Algarve Resort in Portugal is a great example of a 5 star hotel done right. Great food, dance parties by the pool and spacious rooms. It is a  happening place and the staff are exemplary. Check it …

Algarve Horse, Portugal.

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A simple scenario. A horse in a field in the Algarve region of Portugal.…

A Fishing Boat in Salema. Algarve, Portugal.

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A fishing boat crew cleans their nets on the Algarve coast, Salema, Portugal.

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Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.

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Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.…

The Birdman of Lisbon, Portugal.

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The Birdman of Lisbon. Waterfront Praca Do Comercio, Quay Pillars.…

Octopus pots, Salema, Algarve, Portugal.

Octopus pots, Salema, Algarve, Portugal.

Octopus pots, Salema, Algarve, Portugal.…

Sunset on the Azores

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A magnificent sunset on Pico Island in the Portuguese Azores.…

Azores Pico Island Portugal

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On Pico Island in his home distillery,Augusto Silva shows me the fruits of his labor from which he makes his sweet liquor.His stone walled vineyards of Verdelho grapes are within the Unesco World heritage site in the Criaco Velha wine …

Stone lion at hotel Quinta das Lagrimas, Coimbra Portugal

A lion in luxury, Portugal

Stone lion at hotel Quinta das Lagrimas, Coimbra Portugal

A stone Lion peers out from the entrance to Hotel Quinta das Lagrimas in Coimbra Portugal…

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Coimbra Portugal, Street Photography

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Some day, I hope to be an old man feeding pigeons in the park.…

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Tower of Belém, Lisbon

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The Tower of Belém stands in defense of the city of Lisbon on the banks of the Tagus river. Constructed between 1514-1521, it is a UNESCO designated world heritage site.

For more info on the Torre de Belém, go to: …

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Serra da Estrela Natural Park Portugal

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Serra da Estrela natural park is located on the highest Mountain range in central Portugal. The landscape and spectacular views are dotted by incredible boulder formations, some of which resemble people and others that were utilized as shepherds homes and …

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Portugal Street Photography, Coimbra

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The light, as it races against shadow on the narrow streets of Coimbra, is spectacular.

Check out: Fado ao Centro

For more info on travel to Portugal go to: Visit Portugal

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Machado de Castro National Museum Baby Jesus

 

baroque baby jesus coimbraThe Machado de Castro National Museum in Coimbra Portugal has a spectacular collection of sculptors. But with all due respect, the bizarre baroque baby Jesus thing freaks me out. They must be the the models for the original Chucky …

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Cafe A Ginjinha Espinheira, Lisbon

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When traveling to Lisbon, a pilgrimage to Cafe A Ginjinha Espinheira Rossio is mandatory. A small closet sized bar with only room enough for three people, they serve one drink, the Ginja. Developed by a Galician friar, Ginjinha berries ( …

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Lisbon street photography: Quay of Columns

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Lisbon Portugal has just risen to my top cities of the world list. It possesses all of the attributes travelers are looking for: Amazing food culture, safety, an incredible historic city center and above all the consistently friendly Portuguese people. …

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Grapes of the Douro River Valley Portugal

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White grapes, just picked from the terraced vineyards on the banks of the Douro river in Portugal. For more info on travel to Portugal go to: http://www.visitportugal.com/Cultures/EN-US/default.html

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The Sandeman Mix it up contest to win a trip to Oporto Portugal!

oporto portugal photo © paul shoulThe contest is for Sandeman Port and asks consumers to create an original cocktail with Sandeman Founder’s Reserve.  After you create the drink, just take a photo of your cocktail and email the recipe to TheDon@ttc-pr.com by June 15.  Then