Archive for July, 2017

waiting to fly

31/07/2017

ccb 1

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ria

28/07/2017

ria-cópia2

family lunch near Ria de Aveiro, a year ago.

lisbon

27/07/2017

2013B 7

douro 2

25/07/2017

pcinho

waiting for the train back to Foz-Tua at Pocinho

Douro

24/07/2017

bragança 6

Douro river in Foz-Tua. Nowadays the river runs in plateaus. Each dam creates an artificial lake.

Here, it runs approximately on the original level. A perfect place to get up on the train upriver. Foz-Tua is also a micro climate that produces oranges all year long.

rio de onor 2

14/07/2017

rio de onor

13/07/2017

riodonor

On the other hand, opposed to douro internacional dramatic border, deep in the northeast, a village is both Portuguese and Spanish. For long time pasture of anthropological and sociological research due to its collaborative community practices. Now it seems driven towards a touristic fate. Really difficult to differentiate Portugal from Spain here…

anyway, very different from rio de … janeiro

miranda 2

12/07/2017

bragança 5

a show with rapace birds after the tour in the river. A vulture coming down from the sky and an owl just in front…

douro internacional

11/07/2017

mirandadodouro

Douro in Miranda do Douro. 250m vertical cliffs. This is where the notion of “border” was born.

Bragança 4

10/07/2017

bragança 3

The dog in “Las Meninas” by Velasquez lives in Bragança