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

Train Graffiti – Estação de Oiã

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Tagging the Regional trains is a popular past-time in Portugal. The high speed trains don’t get tagged so much, presumably because they are travelling too fast …

Mamarrosa

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I like old houses, especially old derelict houses, so you can imagine my delight in spotting this one just outside the centre of Mamarrosa.

Live Music at Casa do Parque

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We covered a lovely little live music event in Silveiro last week (just before I went down with a mild case of pneumonia). More images can be found below:

The Forum, Aveiro

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Outside the Forum. There used to be an excellent, if rather pricey, photography shop in this parade. Now it is yet another mobile phone outlet.

The Forum, Aveiro

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In the centre of Aveiro is The Forum shopping centre … It is full of clothes shops, brand stores and knick-knack shops like Loja do Gato Preto, which is mainly. The best shop in the Forum is a magnificent stationary … Continued

What I like about Aveiro…

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… is all of the street art. There’s always something new and different. In this case, the final year students at the local school were brining a bit of colour to the streets. The ‘exhibition’ was called “Have a NICE … Continued

Aveiro Docks

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We were fortunate enough to be able to go to the Docks at Aveiro yesterday, my first time. It’s a wonderful place and a dream for photographers. These shipped are mothballed. I wanted to go onto the ship, but thought … Continued