All posts tagged “Portugal

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Mértola | Alentejo

Mértola was one of the first places I visited in Portugal, back in 2007 while here on holiday for the first time. I remember being fascinated by the tiny white houses and mismatched roof tiles, so very different to what I was used to back home…… Read More

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Évora | Alentejo

Continuing with the Alentejo theme, this is Évora, the biggest city in the northern part of the region and a place that I have blogged about before, you can see more HERE. Things have been pretty crazy over at Piteira Photography the last few months and… Read More

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Travelling in Porto

We have visited Porto 3 or 4 times over the last few months, for work and just because… so these are a collection of images from several different trips. This city fascinated me, it´s very different to Lisbon, but also similar, in some ways… as… Read More

travel photography monsanto, central portugal
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Autumn Road-trip – Monsanto

Last November, a few weeks before we left to spend Christmas in South Africa we went on a very spur-of-the-moment camping trip in central Portugal and the Serra da Estrela. I´d been wanting to explore this part of Portugal for ages, particularly the town of… Read More

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Beach love – São Julião

São Julião is our favourite beach in Ericeira, especially when you time it right and the tide is all the way out… it goes for miles and is almost always empty. Pure bliss. If you follow me on Instagram you would have seen these already…… Read More

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Dia da Espiga

“Dia da Espiga” (roughly translated to Day of the Wheat) is a Portuguese tradition dating back centuries and is believed to have originated from an ancient Pagan ritual. In some parts of the country this day is declared a holiday and the tradition is to… Read More

Azulejos Lisbon Portugal
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Azulejos

A long-time obsession of mine, photographing the amazing tiles in Portugal, has had new life breathed into it by having a camera on my phone. Documenting these everyday things that pass you by becomes so much easier when you have a camera with you in… Read More

Travel photography Portugal
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Castelo de Amourol

We went on a scouting mission a while ago, look for nice locations for photo shoots and found the Castelo de Amourol, which is an ancient castle built on an island in the Tejo (Tagus) river. Parts of the castle date back to pre-Roman times…… Read More

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Porto do Barril

Just a few photos from a sunset walk we did many months ago, back in the summer… they’ve been waiting patiently for me to have some time to edit and blog them. The coastline between Ericeira and Santa Cruz is full of wheat fields, tall… Read More