My Lisboa Encounters: The Guitarist
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My Lisboa Encounters: The Guitarist

An amazing treat in São Jorge Castle, Lisbon. Music is always the best medicine. After the trip I sometimes still go back and immerse into the guitartist’s music world, listening to the recordings and videos on Youtube by other castle visitors. I wondered why on earth this self-taught, civilian master-guitarist is not world famous, and then convinced myself that it was probably for the best to leave such artistic and sensible performance to where it truly belonged. Continue reading

History, Culinary, Art and Wine in Porto
Portugal

History, Culinary, Art and Wine in Porto

Unlike many Europe cities, Porto is hilly. Although it doesn’t has a spectacular harbor view from the peak like Hong Kong, it has a double-deck iron bridges that spans the Duoro River. Standing on the hundred-year-old Dom Luis I bridge I could view seagulls soaring freely over the body of water, and layers and layers of houses making a concerted effort to Porto’s spectacular skyline. Continue reading