FOUND!

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is FOUND In the early 1990’s, in the Coa valley in northern Portugal, a local archaeologist found rock engravings – just before the valley was to be flooded as part of a huge dam project. They were identified as Paleolithic and were to become one of the greatest archaeological […]

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CMMC – January Alphabet ( letter V anywhere in the word)

In the VALLEY…. ….there’s a VILLAGE…. ….surrounded by VINEYARDS…. …..that produce the BEVERAGES…. ….the SAVOURING of which…. ….leads to the HANGOVERS!!!! VIVA LA VINO!!!! PS – V anywhere in the word….. COVID / VIRUS / VACCINE!!!!😷 Link to Cee’s Photo Challenge here

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: # 45

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING Shelter from the sun – Amarante, Northern Portugal, 2019. XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture […]

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My Top 10 of Everything: What you’ll enjoy in Northern Portugal!

There was a time – not so long ago – when traveling to Portugal meant ‘The Algarve’.   With the rise in popularity of city breaks,  travelers’ experience of Portugal expanded to include Lisbon.   More recently,  we’ve all discovered Porto and that,  in turn,  has opened up a ‘new’ destination – Northern Portugal. I think this […]

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Sculpture Saturday

  This weekly challenge is hosted by Mind over Memory Last week my choice was a dedication to the women of the fishing community of Póvoa de Varzim in Northern Portugal.   Further along the same promenade,  at the entrance to the port,  is this piece.  The angle of the photo says it all – upon first […]

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