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Clube Português do Fio – Tricot das Cinco

So  on Saturday was the big event at Tricot das Cinco. The whole team of the Portuguese Yarn Club, Rosário (dona maria), Filomena (yarnadventures) and Paula (dyedbyalfinete) were hosted by Sofia, the owner of Tricot das Cinco, and were able … Continue reading

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Clube Português do Fio – Tricot das Cinco in Lisboa

Today Ill be joining my friends from Clube Português do Fio (Portuguese Yarn Club) at a recent yarn shop in Lisboa, Tricot das Cinco for a special edition of the Club. All three ladies, Rosario, Filomena and Paula will be present … Continue reading

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Porto São Bento

After the knitting get together on Saturday I went over to my parents’ house. The easiest way for me to get there after being downtown the whole day is to catch the train from the Porto São Bento train station. … Continue reading

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Out and About – Coimbra

So I went to Coimbra today with Fernanda and Filomena to meet with Carolina in Coimbra. We headed over to the shop where we met Tina, who does the day-to-day running of the shop and another lady, whose name I’ve forgotten, … Continue reading

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Out and About – Quinta da Quintã

This weekend I went down to my parent’s place and on the Saturday afternoon decided to go visit our neighbours and friends at the Quinta da Quintã. It’s a “Rural Tourism” farm where you can come spend some time and … Continue reading

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La Maison Bisoux

The friend we stayed with in Malaga is Angela, owner of La Maison Bisoux. Of course I wasn’t able to leave without purchasing some of the gorgeous yarns she had there (more on that in another post). For now a … Continue reading

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Malaga

The last day of our trip, we stayed close to home, in Malaga. It was raining though, so we didn’t go out for too long, but I did get some pictures. These persimmons were huge, we have them here in … Continue reading

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Granada and The Alhambra

Today we visited Granada and The Alhambra. I totally recommend visiting The Alhambra, I loved it. I loved the architecture, the village, the location, everything about it really. A small selection of the photos I took follows. The only downside … Continue reading

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Madrid

Fernanda and I decided to go visit a friend of ours in Malaga. Seeing there were no direct flights there, we flew from Porto to Madrid. Having a 7 hr layover, we caught the bus to the center of Madrid … Continue reading

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Amarante

A cold but sunny day in Amarante, great day for a walk around and take some photos. I went to the local market and the church. Here are some of the photos I took walking around.

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