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Pergola of the Atlantic – Sunset Edition by paulofurtado

It wasn’t even the best late afternoon, but somehow we ended up with this marvel and I had to take the opportunity. It’s a beautiful place.

“To fully discover Porto and its history you must go to Foz do Douro. Facing the Atlantic you’ll be struck by an incredible quality of life, the utmost romantic walks where every evening sun and sea merge into one spectacular climax.

These beaches proudly display the blue flag eco-label, a sign of high quality unpolluted seawater. Take a stroll under the “Pergola da Foz” built in the 1930s. As the story goes, the Mayor of Porto’s wife at the time, had been so enchanted by the pergola of the “Promenade des Anglais » in the French town of Nice that she simply had to have the same in Porto. Here it is called the “Praia dos Ingleses” a reminder that the English (and other British citizens!) have always enjoyed a close relationship with Portugal.”

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Serralves by Night #10 by paulofurtado

The Serralves Foundation celebrated the “International Year of Light” in July with the installation “There is Light in the Park”, opening its doors to the general public at night. This is a series on that beautiful event. And this one is the last in the series. Thank you very much for all the views, votes, comments and support! 🙂

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Serralves by Night #9 by paulofurtado

The Serralves Foundation celebrated the “International Year of Light” in July with the installation “There is Light in the Park”, opening its doors to the general public at night. This is a series on that beautiful event.

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