Random in Coimbra

Coimbra is a university town with a beautiful historic center.

Coimbra is a university town with a beautiful historic center.

University students selling pencils to fundraise for graduation expenses. The university is the most prestigious in Portugal.

University students selling pencils to fundraise for graduation expenses. The university is the most prestigious in Portugal.

Like I said, it's a university town! The Universidade de Coimbra was the first in Portugal and one of the first in Europe.

Like I said, it’s a university town! The Universidade de Coimbra was the first in Portugal and one of the first in Europe.

Olive and Alice explore the narrow lanes of the old town.

Olive and Alice explore the narrow lanes of the old town.

Posted on May 26th, 2015

More Porto

Porto overview.

 Yago’s painting.

Street scene.

Street scene.

Riverside cafe.

Riverside cafe.

The beach just outside town.

The beach just outside town.

Posted on May 24th, 2015

Morning In Porto

We arrived after dark. In the morning this was the scene just. outside our door

We arrived after dark. In the morning this was the scene just outside our door.

Sleepy cafes.

Sleepy cafes.

Old, colorful buildings.

Old, colorful buildings.

People walking to work along the Rio Douro. It was so unhurried, calm and serene. Porto!

People walking to work along the Rio Douro. It was so unhurried, calm and serene. Porto!

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

Holga Portugal

Olive and Cooper walk along the Rio Douro in Porto, Portugal. Port is one of the most picturesque cities I've ever visited.

Olive and Cooper walk along the Rio Douro in Porto, Portugal. Porto is one of the most picturesque cities I’ve ever visited. Everywhere you look there’s a view. This photo was made with a plastic camera on film! 

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Madrid Street Scenes

It's always fun to try to catch the feel of the street. Grab shots!

It’s always fun to try to catch the feel of the street. So called grab shots!

School kids.

School’s out! 

Inside out!

Inside out! (photographed in a mirror, looking out a door)

Posted on May 16th, 2015

April Showers

jump

Posted on April 7th, 2015

A Couple of Couples

Light and shadow

Light and shadow

It's a different feel with color.

Color, a different feel.

Posted on March 30th, 2015

Wandering On Friday

Exuberant, filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

Exuberant, filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

Definitely exuberant!

An exuberant crew!

On the other hand….

On the other hand….

Backgammon on Beach Street. This I've never seen before!

Backgammon on Beach Street. This I’ve never seen before!

Posted on March 27th, 2015

Nostalgia

Nostalgia is a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time.

Nostalgia is a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time.

I took these photos a month or so ago after a bit of rain.

I took these photos a month or so ago after a bit of rain.

I'd trade a sunny seventy-five degree afternoon for a cool, blustery rain storm.

I’d trade a sunny seventy-five degree afternoon for a cool, blustery rain storm any day!

Nostalgia!

Nostalgia!

Posted on March 25th, 2015

Out and About

Slowly crossing the railroad trestle.

Slowly crossing the railroad trestle.

He wanted me to take his photo- it worked out well!

He asked me to take his photo. It worked out well!

Posted on March 23rd, 2015

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