Category Archives: Out and About PT

São João 2016

Today is a Municipal Holiday here in Porto, São João. It is in tribute of St. John the Baptist, the city’s patron saint. The festivities start in the afternoon of the 23rd of June and it’s one of the best … Continue reading

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Art at Hard Club

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Tiles & Artwork in Porto

Tiles and artwork found in the area surrounding Rua Miguel de Bombarda.

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WWKIP Day – Coimbra Edition

The day started off bright and early for me and before heading down to Coimbra with a car-load of friends, I popped into Ovelha Negra where there was a weaving workshop going on, so I stood by the counter and bound … Continue reading

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Doggy Fun at the Beach

This is how I spent the morning on the previous Friday, the public holiday, which was the first time in 8 years (since living in Portugal) that it was actually sunny and not raining. So I took the dogs out … Continue reading

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WWKIP Day – Porto Edition

Today is the start of the WWKIP – World Wide Knit in Public, and it will continue until next week Sunday. I’ll be going to two of these events organized by two different LYS’s. Today’s event has been organized by … Continue reading

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Dia de Portugal aka Dia de Camões

Today is another public holiday here in Portugal, it is “Dia de Portugal”. Today is also referred to as “Dia de Camões”. So where did this public holiday come from, well on this day we commemorate the death of one … Continue reading

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Electrical Boxes – Rua das Flores

These are some the electrical boxes on Rua das Flores.

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Electrical Boxes – Rua de Cedofeita

The city has decided to brighten up those boring old electrical boxes. These are the ones I found on Rua de Cedofeita while walking around last week Monday while on the yarn crawl.

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Rota das Linhas 2016 / Yarn Crawl 2016 Part 5

…… Leaving our “Portuguese” experience, we turned left upon exiting the shop walking down Rua dos Clérigos, crossing Rua do Almada, onto Praça da Liberdade, where we crossed to the center square and stopped to admire the view of the … Continue reading

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