So, we finally went to Porto, a trip cancelled two times due to covid. I must admit it felt strange to travel again…boarding a plane, walking in the sun, taking photos, eating out… My guess is I took more photos than I usually do.
I will share my first impressions of this friendly city today.
But, the azulejos were not the reason why we went to Porto. I knew from my blogging friend Viveka (Myguiltypleasures), that the narrow streets and alleyways, the old houses and the charm of the river Douro – and good food – was THE reason.
Stairs and steps…but worth the trouble!
No words for this path – it was just my kind of path…
More of Porto later on – hope you enjoyed the first piece. We also went to the wine district in the Douro valley. I hope you will enjoy more of Porto later!
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Beautiful photos, just reminded me I should really go back there one day.
I think you will. You still have relatives there?
I hope so. My aunt and cousins live nearby.
Your Porto photos are so pretty. Portuguese streets and alleys are among the most beautiful in the world for me (from what I saw in photos), although I must brace myself, especially my feet, if I ever get to go. I look forward to seeing more pieces of Porto from you.
Thank you so much – yes, I will be posting more from Porto.
The blue and white tiles are just amazing! Looks like a very interesting city!
Thank you, Aletta, a very charming city!
Portugal was the last trip we cancelled when Covid originally struck Ann-Christine, and you images make me even sadder about missing it. My husband is quite an oenophile (aka student and appreciator of wine) and was really looking forward to Porto especially. Your images are wonderful as always – my favorite is the colorful laundry image but all are terrific.
Oh, but you could go another time, he would have loved it too! The wine is delicious, and so is the food.
That’s definitely one amazing station. I fancy Porto, but the hills and steps put me off. Your photos though are most enticing.
Thank you so much – happy you liked them! But there are tuc-tucs to use in Porto if you need to!
Good to know.
Love the tiles, Ann-Christine, and those tiles! What a workout.
The wall decorations are realy awesome. Thanks for these impressions of Porto.
Thank you for looking in!
Ohhhh take me there now! Planning for next year but I am afraid of the steps.
Just walk slowly! You will love it!
Thanks I am taking care of my knee from now to get ready for it!
I understand it being weird but good to be out and about again. I have been but haven’t flown since Covid, so that would be strange for me. Thanks for braving all the walking to bring us these lovely photos and I’m looking forward to hopefully hearing about a/o seeing some of the wonderful food. 🙂
Thank you, Janet! But really, I am not good at taking photos of food…not at all…
I’ve had Porto on my radar for ages but somehow we’ve never got around to going, and these days I find the thought of the hills and steps rather off-putting. It does look lovely however, and the azulejos in the station in particular look amazing! I’ll look forward to seeing more in future posts 🙂
It is easier when you know what you are up to – we thought it would be worse!
I loved walking downhill in Porto. And there was so much to love
Downhill was ok, yes…and I too found so much to love. Nice people too.
…and it is!
Oh, what a great introduction to a city I’ve never visited. I want to go – NOW!
Haha, well, I could go back any day…
Bloggers’ outing? 😉
You can never take too many photos. These are fabulous 🙂
♥ Thank you!