You can never have enough trains…

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We had a visitor yesterday, so I arrived about 10 minutes early so I could photograph the trains. When he arrived (that’s him getting off the train, coincidentally) he’d spotted me taking the photograph of the approaching train. “I thought … Continued

Life in the fast lane

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With the hustle and bustle of life in Aveiro going on around him, all this dog wanted to do was lie in the sun.

Aveiro: It’s not all doom and gloom…

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Just to show that Aveiro isn’t full of graffiti, there are always the canals to walk alongside and travel around (and as someone who has been on one, the boat trip is always great fun).

Street Art, Aveiro

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Although it seems that Aveiro is filled with grafitti and other street art, the truth is that it’s a beautiful city and the street art certainly adds a certain character to the urban landscape. Perhaps I should start concentrating on … Continued

Roconorte in Carris

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At the end of the town festivals there is normally a free concert where a group will come and perform traditional Portuguese ‘pimba’ music and a few covers of popular (normally 80s) rock and pop music. This year it was … Continued

Urban Grafitti

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This is one of my favourite houses in Aveiro, just a stone’s throw away from the station. At first glimpse you’ll miss it, but check out the right hand ‘window’ and someone has drawn a pig on the wall. You … Continued