Sunday morning in Oiã, and the streets are deserted.
Off to Coimbra by train. Always a great way to travel.
I took some of the raw photos from yesterday’s panoramas and put them through a stitching program called Image Composite Editor (ICE). They look much better, but of course you’ll need to turn you phone on its side to see them in their full glory.
As versatile as the Pocket 2 is, I seem to be captivated with taking panoramas with it at the moment. Today we headed to the coastal town of Barra, near Aveiro.
tl;dr: The name of the blog has changed. The observant reader might have noticed that the name of this blog has changed. No longer is it ‘Tales of Meco Beach’, now it’s just ‘/ˈsnæp.ʃɒt/’. But why change the name and what on earth does it mean? Simply put, /ˈsnæp.ʃɒt/ is the phonetic version of ‘snapshot’,Continue reading “What’s in a name?”
Took the Pocket 2 out for a spin in Aveiro, concentrating on panoramas of this beautiful city and its canals.
As everyone who knows me knows, I love Aveiro for its canals, its fabulous buildings and its magnificent street art. In 2009, Aveiro in collaboration with the VerArte Gallery, installed 14 sculptures around the city by the Portuguese sculptor Luis Queimadela. Titled “InVitro,” These square-face, block-body sculptures represent post-modern bodies through extremes, such as face andContinue reading “Old sculptures in Aveiro, 27 October 2021”
On a visit to our closest city we spent a while watching the traditional boats on the canals in Aveiro. With its extensive network of canals Aveiro is known as the Venice of Portugal, and the boats are a hit with tourists even in October. As well as the canals, Aveiro is a centre ofContinue reading “A Day out in Aveiro, 6 October 2021”
The Caramulo Motorfestival is devoted to classic and sports cars and motorcycles. It combines competition events with recreational activities, such as the Historic Caramulo Hillclimb, the Caramulo Historical Rally and Drive, classic cars and motorcycles, and much more. [FAG id=1860]