Blog about Portugal, where you can find photos and more information about this beautiful country.

Trip Portugal - Garden of Cordoaria - Porto

28 Apr 2021 1 minute read 2 comments portugal

Garden of Cordoaria is one of the oldest gardens in the city of Porto. It was set up on the site of the old Campo do Olival, once the limit of the medieval city. With the urbanization of this part of the city, Cordoaria do Bispo was later installed h...

Trip Portugal - Church of São Nicolau - Porto

27 Apr 2021 1 minute read 2 comments portugal

The Church of S. Nicolau is a building representative of Porto's religious architecture, built after a fire in 1758. Despite showing some Baroque solutions, it is part of a current of neoclassical taste. In the nave of this church, with gilded rococo...

Trip Portugal - Porto seen from the side of V.N.Gaia

26 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

The place where I live is more or less 11 km from the center of Porto. Whenever I can I go to the city center, because I love being in this environment. On the bank of Vila Nova de Gaia the Rebelo boats are one of the main symbols of Porto. These fl...

Trip Portugal - Santa Justa Mountain

24 Apr 2021 1 minute read 4 comments portugal

The mountain of Santa justa is the highest place in the municipality of Porto. Here we can see many cities, such as the center of Porto, Maia, Vila Nova de Gaia and even there in the background we can see the Atlantic Ocean.         At the top...

Trip Portugal - Avenue of Aliados - Porto

23 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Today I come with an article demonstrating the center of Porto, which is the Avenida dos Aliados with the main photo of the municipal chamber of Porto. A beautiful monument on the largest avenue in the city of Porto. Located in downtown Porto, it is...

Trip Portugal - Walk through the mountains

22 Apr 2021 1 minute read 6 comments portugal

The sunny days returned to the north of Portugal and as we are in lockdown, I take the opportunity to do physical exercise in the middle of nature. In the street we can't walk without a mask and that's why I'm going to the middle of nature because I...

Trip Portugal - The Douro River - Porto

21 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment portugal

The Douro River is a river that rises in Spain but flows into the Atlantic Sea through the city of Porto.The river gives a very beautiful image to the city, adding the old architecture of the houses to the reflection in the river. This area is the r...

Trip Portugal - Boavista Garden in Porto

20 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

The Boavista roundabout is located near the center of Porto. This roundabout has a beautiful garden with plenty of benches around the monument. I have already worked for several years near this roundabout, in times when the covid pandemic did not ex...

Trip Portugal - Ribeira - Porto

19 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment portugal

It had been a few days since I posted a post about travel on Hive. This is because my country Portugal is in lockdown. Spring is coming and good weather is appearing in the north of Portugal, with the days getting longer and longer, the temperatures...

Trip Portugal - Caminha

18 Apr 2021 1 minute read 4 comments portugal

In Portugal it is more and more complicated to move between cities due to the problems caused by the pandemic. However, I brought a small reminder of a visit I made to the city on foot. The city of Caminha is located in the north of Portugal, it is...