One day in Porto


by Ada@

EN: If you start your journey early, one day can be long, but not long enough…. So I did that, I wake up early so I can catch as much as I could from a beautiful, historic city…

The city of a tasty wine, one the oldest European centre and its historical core was proclaimed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996 so this is Porto.

In Portuguese, the name of the city is spelled with a definite article “o Porto” so in English: the port, kind of easy to figure out, no?!



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RO: Daca iti incepi calatoria devreme, o zi poate fi lunga, dar nu suficient de lunga….

Asa ca, asta am facut, m-am trezit devreme ca sa surpind cat de mult am putut dintr-un oras istoric frumos …

Orasul unui vin gustos si unul dintre cele mai vechi centre istorice Europene, cu al lui centru ce a fost procalamat ca facand parte din Patrimoniu Mondial de catre UNESCO in 1996, acesta este PORTO.

EN/RO: I find my guide and was perfect:))) !!!/ Mi-am gasit ghidul perfect:)))!!!


by Ada@

I love blue color, so I love Porto also, you know why? Because most of the buildings are cover with blue tiles,they call them azulejo.


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Azulejo  is a form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework. Azulejos are found on the interior and exterior of churches, palaces, ordinary houses, schools, and nowadays, restaurants, bars and even railways or subway stations. They were not only used as an ornamental art form, but also had a specific functional capacity like temperature control in homes. They still constitute a major aspect of Portuguese architecture as they are applied on walls, floors and even ceilings. Many azulejos chronicle major historical and cultural aspects of Portuguese history.

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RO: Iubesc culoare albastra, asa ca iubesc si Porto, vrei sa stiti de ce? Deoarece majoritatea caldirilor sunt acoperite cu faianta albastra, ei le numesc azulejo.

Azulejo este o forma spaniola si portugheza de vitraliu cu placi ceramice. Azulejos se gasesc atat in interiourul cat si in exteriorul bisericilor, palate, case, scoli si in zile noastre chiar in restaurante, baruri , statii de tren si metro. Ele nu sunt folosite doar ca o forma de arta ornamentala, pot avea capaciatea de a controla temeparutura in case. Constituie un aspect major al arhitecturii Portugheze asa ca ele sunt aplicate pe pereti, podele chiar si pe tavan. Multe dintre ele sunt cronice istorice si culturale ale Portugaliei.

Beautiful all around, friendly people, fun, sun / Oameni prietenosi, soare, distractie, frumos

by Ada@

Amazing buildings/ Cladiri spectaculoase

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City view/ Porto

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And the day is over, I told you the day is short even you star early;)/ Ziua s-a incheiat , v-am zis ca ziua este scurta chair daca o incepi devreme;)IMG_8555

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Muito obrigado!!!!

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