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Portugal 7 – Aveiro

In between Porto and Lisbon, we stayed in Aveiro, a town that boasts canals and is sometimes called the Portuguese Venice.  Our first stop was the fish market around the corner from our hotel.  Though small, with no more than 15 stalls, it had charm and the people were friendly.  A vendor selling eels (center) ... Read more


Portugal 6 – Minho Province

As always, friendly faces prevailed at the gigantic Feira de Barcelos open-air market. This market has been held here since the early fifteenth century, and is a must-see if you’re in the area. It is the largest market in Portugal, and one of the largest in Europe. Every Thursday, the vendors fill the tree-lined Campo ... Read more


Armenia 4 – Dilijan

We continued our travels along the Silk Road, an ancient network of trading routes between China and the Mediterranean.  Enroute to our next hotel in Dilijan, we stopped at the Orbeliani Caravansary, a structure where caravans on this Silk Road used to stop for the night.   From the outside (upper left), it is rather unimpressive stone building, so we ... Read more


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