I reached the point when routine is taking over and the beauty of Portugal is vanishing for me. I am so much into studies, work, some other things and so little into the country and language which I love so much. I feel ashamed. I feel ashamed because I give up things which are important… Continue reading Routine is Taking Over
When the rain finally stopped, my colleagues and I went to visit probably the main sightseeing of Braga – Bom Jesus de Monte. This sanctuary the way it is now was built in 1722 in Baroque style although the first chapels dated back to the 14th century. When you approach the mountain where the sanctuary… Continue reading Bom Jesus de Monte, Braga
I went to Braga to attend the conference, and it was my first time in town. The first day was pretty challenging as I had a high fever, it was raining cats and dogs, and… it was terribly cold, around 14 degrees. I was prepared for none of these. The biggest struggle was the temperature… Continue reading Braga, Day 1
These pictures were taken in mid-May when I was heading to the conference in Braga (North Portugal). This is a train station Oriente, I actually was posting similar pictures in colors last year. This year, it was rainy and cold, and all the pictures looked grey and gloomy. But ‘black and white’ added some charm… Continue reading Oriente, Black and White
And the next day, the city showed me his colours! 😍❤🌈
Lisbon is a beautiful sunny city, but on the day I arrived, the sun was hiding behind massive clouds. The city changed its character, it became tough and serious, but not less attractive.
As I promised in my previous post, I will tell you briefly about the cultural shock I experienced on my arrival. No matter where I go, I need around 3 days to cool down and get used to small talk and short distance between people during communication. As I am in Finland almost 8 years,… Continue reading First Day in Portugal