More playing with pano, from 12 November 2021

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.

A Day out in Aveiro, 6 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”

An undersea vista, 16 July 2021

Deeply embedded in Portugal’s history and culture, azulejos date as far back as the thirteenth century. The word azulejo stems from the Arabic, meaning ‘small polished stone’. Originally, they were fairly simple structures cut into geometric shapes in neutral tones, and the tiles were used to cover up the large areas of blank wall thatContinue reading “An undersea vista, 16 July 2021”