Monthly Archives: May 2018

Walking around Porto’s Ribeira Neighborhood

On our second day in Porto last year we toured the Ribeira District from the yellow bus which then took us across the bridge to Gaia. The next day we decided to return to the Ribeira neighborhood and explore some … Continue reading

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MM 211: Douro Cruise Boat

We just boarded a boat that looked similar to the one in the foreground of my picture when I decided I just had to take a photo of the boat we were gliding past with Porto’s Ribeira district in the … Continue reading

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MM 210: Porto’s Ribeira District

The day after we walked around Gaia on the south side of the Douro we rode on the funicular down to the north side of the river and walked around Porto’s Ribeira District. My entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness … Continue reading

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Walking Around Gaia

We toured Porto on the Yellow Bus one late morning and early afternoon (see here) and when we crossed over the Dom Luis I Bridge to the south side of the Douro we decided to hop off, have some lunch, … Continue reading

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MM 209: Our Annual Parade

My wife and I live in an unincorporated area of Alameda County, California called Castro Valley.¬†Every year we have a parade down our main street (Castro Valley Boulevard) to celebrate the opening of the local rodeo. And every year one … Continue reading

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Porto from the Yellow Bus

One day in May of last year we hopped on the Yellow Bus to see the sights of Porto. Here’s what we saw: Click on any photo to see a larger version of that photo. We rode around central Porto … Continue reading

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MM 208: A Tiled House in Gaia

We walked around Gaia one day during our three-day stay in Porto last year and came across this house whose walls were completely covered with tiles. This will be my entry for Leanne’s Monochrome Madness Challenge this week.

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