Portugal Street Photography From Porto

Portugal Street Photography From Porto

 

Porto, at any time, is pure Portugal street photography pleasure. If you like an old European feel of real live characters this city will reward with more than a glancing blow. A stream of Portugal street life will flow for you around every corner. Just follow the stoned pavement. The setts, often confused with cobbles, will take you to the usual suspect in public markets, cafes and street activities. Bolhao is rumoured to be one of Europe’s finest food markets with the opportunity to observe fish mongers and the daily pick fruit, just off the vine vegetables under an opaque crinolined roof. Light streams in as you barter for specialities of dried pig’s heads or goose neck barnacles. How about Portugal’s mainstays, honey or fresh figs? It is all here and the man and his daughter are at the entrance to welcome you with his music machine that filters the market as you make your fresh daily choices.

After Portuguese marketplace mania move out into the cobblestone streets. Clattering around on those ancient rocks is all the charm while you are looking for what they will spill out around the next corner! Take in more Portuguese living with a slow coffee at the shop nearby. You can see Portuguese going about their daily routines, shopping and talking and gawking and interacting with the ubiquitous pigeons.

Late afternoon sun brings out the other ever present Porto scene, people gathered in squares and cafes to discuss the topic of the day. Politics and economy always skirt around local gossip and beautiful people.

For more on northern Portugal and pigeons in the streets of the world, see also:

Portuguese Folks of northern Portugal

Siberian Boys and Pesky Pigeons

New York City Snowstorm

Udaipur Man and His Wild Friends

 

Portugal Street People

Living The Streets Bolhao Market Entrance Entertainment, Porto, Portugal                                                          ©heathersimondsphotography.com

 

Portugal Street People
Socialism and Pigeons, Porto, Portugal                                                                                          ©heathersimondsphotography.com

 

Portugal Street People
Shopping In The Quaried Setts Streets of Porto, Portugal                                                       ©heathersimondsphotography.com

 

Portugal Street People
Shopping The Streets Porto, Portugal ©heathersimondsphotography.com

 

Portugal Street People
Street Talk In The Late Afternoon Porto, Portugal                                                                              ©heathersimondsphotography.com

 

 

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