The area around our local Lidl is one of my favourite spots to take photographs. Today I took out the 3€ Casio for some shots of the nearby abandoned building and the supermarket.
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Hidden gates and doors, 16 March 2022
The dust from the Saharan storms are creating a strange yellow light in the skies over Portugal. On the way home I came across a gate I had never noticed before so it seemed like a nice theme for the morning: hidden and forgotten gates.
Another abandoned house in Oliveira do Bairro, 2 December 2021
Tucked away in the back streets of Oliveira do Bairro are these derelict buildings. Behind the building the taggers have been busy.
An abandoned house in Oliveira do Bairro, 2 December 2021
This house opposite the post office in Oliveira has been abandoned for decades. On the front someone has stencilled, ‘they have guns, but we have flowers,’ a reference to the 1974 carnation revolution in Portugal that overthrew the fascist government.
Abandoned in Águas Boas, 26 October 2021
There’s a house in Águas Boas that has been abandoned for nigh on twenty years. Derelict on the inside, outside it has a unique hand-made wooden door that just screams, ‘restore me!’
Abandoned in Meco, 24 August 2021
This house in Meco has been abandoned for decades and is beginning to collapse. However, the ivy-covered door with its beautiful cast knocker is a joy to behold. https://keithdevereux.blogspot.com/2021/08/abandoned-in-meco-24-august-2021.html
Day trip to Sesimbra, 9 August 2021
Instead of going to the beach, today we took a short trip to nearby Sesimbra. https://keithdevereux.blogspot.com/2021/08/day-trip-to-sesimbra-9-august-2021.html
Natural world, 6 August 2021
Close ups of weathered wood. https://keithdevereux.blogspot.com/2021/08/natural-world-6-august-2021.html
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”
Derelict building in Oliveira do Bairro, 22 April 2021
Close-up’s of the door from an derelict house in Oliveira do Bairro.
Natural world, 1 March 2021
Lichens on a rosebush by the side of the road.
Moss by the side of the road
I was walking down to the nearby coffee/takeaway to pick up a churrasco for lunch when I spotted a little colony of moss by the side of the road. Well, I had to stop.