[A few pics from our weekend in Porto in September.]
This year we spent the first 6 days of our annual Portugal trip in the beautiful town of Lagos in the western Algarve. As in the past years we stayed at Dona Ana Garden, a 2 minute walk to the famous Dona Ana beach and also only a short walk from the old town. They offer double … More Recap. 14 days in Portugal – September 2015
Porto is home to many places that can be considered the most beautiful of their kind: the train station Sao Bento, the bookshop Lello & Irmao, the bridge Ponte Luis I and last but not least: Cafe Majestic. The café opened in 1921 under the name “Elite” on Portos shopping street Rua de Santa Caterina. After a renovation … More Porto. Café Majestic.
When reading lists about the world’s most beautiful train stations, Sao Bento in Porto almost always makes the cut. While it’s not too spectacular from the outside, the entrance hall with its blue and white tiles are what makes this station so beautiful and unique.
Vila Nova de Gaia is a town located just south of Porto, a quick walk over the Dom Luis bridge from Portos old town. Gaias main attraction are the many port vine caves. ^^ Walking from Porto to Vila Nova de Gaia over the upper part of the Dom Luis bridge offers some great views … More portugal. vila nova de gaia.
1. sandeman boat on the douro river / 2. & 3. around the university / 4. – 6. in vila nova de gaia / 7. cafe majestic / 8. porto red & white / 9. & 10. some street art / 11. boats on the douro [my favourite photos from my day in porto last … More portugal. dashes of porto.
1. & 2. in porto / 3. a galao at cafe majestic / 4. tram 28 at largo das portas do sol in lisbon / 5. a waterfall at parque das nacoes / 6. the view from the miradouro de sao pedro de alcantara / 7. a fountain at the miradouro … More portugal. a long weekend. with instagram.
while walking around in porto i loved snapping black&white shots. i thought it’s the perfect place for b&w photos and that they suit porto best. but after coming home and looking through all of my pics, i fell in love with the amazing colours of porto on the few colourful pics i took.