Porto Buildings Part I

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So the time has come to attack the 200+ photos I have from Porto that I haven't uploaded to the internet yet... are you ready? I am, I can happily look at photos of sunshine and memories all day.

I think there is going to be quite a few parts to this series as a lot of the photos I took were of fascinating buildings in Porto - they were so varied and colourful!  I spent most of my time walking around, looking up and generally falling behind Thomas and his brother whilst we looked around the city. Ha! 

Camera: Refurb LC-A
Film: Kodak Ektar 
Location: Porto, Portugal


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One of my favourite things about visiting Europe is the balconies on buildings. It's a little odd I know but I loved them in Paris too (I took as many photos of them there...) but there is something so lovely about them, I just can't help myself.

When I was writing yesterday's post to describe the trams, I couldn't quite seem to find the right words and then Polly (hi Polly!) left a comment saying they were romantic and it hit the nail on the head for me.

Porto was romantic - not in an over the top, obvious way like Paris can be sometimes, but in a charming, subtle more relaxed way where the colours brightened your day, the little details (like the mannequin and the porcelain dog above, you saw them right?) caught your eye and the people were friendly and enthusiastic. And I think these balconies capture that romantic feeling perfectly too.

Cameras: Olympus OM-10 & Refurb LC-A
Films: Kodak Gold 100, Agfa Vista 200 & Fuji Color 200
Location: Porto, Portugal