Exploring the Ways to Santiago

Exploring the Ways to Santiago

Three years ago my mother walked the Portuguese Way of Santiago, from Porto, and since then she has wanted to do one Jacob’s Way again. There are many Ways, the most famous being the French one, partly because almost all the Ways coming from the south of Spain...
Islas Cíes, an unknown paradise in Galicia

Islas Cíes, an unknown paradise in Galicia

I have been “missing” … In the last month I have not posted anything because I finally managed to return from Mexico, after more than three months closed at home without Iberia offering me a solution to return to Portugal. After a long flight to...
Barcelona – from Gaudi to Mies van der Rohe

Barcelona – from Gaudi to Mies van der Rohe

The first time I went to Barcelona was in 2011, in my first year of architecture. At the time, I visited Gaudí’s best-known works: The Sagrada Familia, in eternal construction, the wonderful Park Güell (which meanwhile has an entrance fee if you go there between...
Madrid Rio and Matadero

Madrid Rio and Matadero

Since my friend Adriana told me about el Matadero cultural center, in an old slaughterhouse at one end of Madrid Rio Park, that I wanted to go there. It was also on this day that I learned that I should not cross the city for a walk shorter than the time spent in...
Córdoba mosque closed

Córdoba mosque closed

Last summer I went on a one-month trip with Mexican, French and German friends through Spain, Portugal and France. Jorge and I arrived in Cordoba the day before the others, since we wanted to see the city with time. We drove from Lisbon, with a brief stop in Mérida to...