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Tag Archives: Portugal

Friday Feature Photo: Sunset Surfing in Porto

Photographer: Armando Tavares Capture Date: July 7, 2014 Location: Porto, Portugal About: If you’re looking for sparsely populated beaches with gorgeous sunsets, think Porto! There are a wide variety of places to surf, such as river mouths, beaches and point breaks, but they can be subjected to a prevailing northwesterly wind which can spoil otherwise ideal conditions. Therefore, […]

Galician Grapes: Love at First Sip

I met my very first Galician grape 13 years ago in Mallorca. Having a reputation for all night parties filled with ample liquor, I’d gone with bad grace and low expectations. I should have known better… Mallorca is beautiful in early February with almond blossoms bursting forth - its blissful, heady perfume everywhere. […]

Friday Feature Photo: Silent Preparation for the “Regata de Barcos Rabelos”

  Photographer: Armando Tavares Capture Date: 2013 Location: Porto, Portugal About: The Rabelo boat is a traditional Portuguese cargo boat that for centuries was use to not only used to transport cargo, but more specifically, Port wine. Native from the Douro region, it can only be found in Portugal. Prior to the implementation of […]