A walk in Santa Catarina Street

Santa Catarina it's one of the most popular streets in Porto due to the traditional commerce and antique architecture of some store buildings. http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10985112816/ Starting of Santa Catarina Street http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10985020355/ Leya Bookstore and in the back Santo Ildefonso Church http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10985117386/ In past times it was a jewelery http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10985236153/ Majestic cafe. a must see in the … Continue reading A walk in Santa Catarina Street


Turkey – Istambul – Spice Market

I love spices... So much... My perdition... I lose myself in this market! http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10931524803/ When we enter the Spice Market soon feel the smell of all spices and sweets together. The vibrant colors and the inviting sweets saying " please take me home!" But unfortunately was limited to 30 kg on the plane, so I … Continue reading Turkey – Istambul – Spice Market

Porto, Portugal “230 Stairs to Clérigos Tower”

http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10838903273/ Today was the first time I climbed the Clérigos Tower a part of the church structure. I climb about 230 stairs up to see a large part of the city of Oporto and... What a view!! I'm afraid of heights and this tower have 76 meters up and six levels but was the view that toke my  breath away. http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10838270394/ It … Continue reading Porto, Portugal “230 Stairs to Clérigos Tower”

S. Bento Station in Oporto City

This station was built on the exact spot where once stood the São Bento da Avé-Maria convent that was completely demolished to make way to a station the Douro line has long demanded. http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10765746364/ The building was designed by the architect Marques da Silva it begins in 1900 but only ends in 1916. http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10765743234/ The building was … Continue reading S. Bento Station in Oporto City

Incredible views of Lindoso and Soajo

http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10679565646/ Old Granaries in Lindoso http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10679574466/in/photostream/ Mezio Woods http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10679537875/in/photostream/ Lamas de Mouro, between Peneda and Castro de Laboreiro http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10679603704/in/photostream/ Branda de Busgalinhas, Gavieira, while hiking "Pertinho do Céu" http://www.flickr.com/photos/106868746@N08/10679776633/ Bridge that leads to the Ermida (Lindoso)