Sep 7, 2012

gOOd afternOOn... aMorciTo!!!

Boa tarde cidade muiiiiiiiiiiiinto lindaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!

Some shoots i took last March with K....
Miss u K... love u k... 

Around Oporto city, the UNESCO site.... here we go...

Porto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoɾtu]), also known as Oporto in English, is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the major urban areas in Southern Europe. Its administrative limits (an area of 41.66 km²/16 sq.mi) include a population of 237,584 (2011) inhabitants distributed within 15 civil parishes. The urban area of Porto, which extends beyond the administrative limits of the city, has a population of 1.3 million (2011)[4] in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi),[5] making it the second-largest urban area in Portugal. The Porto Metropolitan Area includes approximately 1.7 million people,[6][7][8] and is recognized as a Gamma-level global city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Study Group, being one of the five cities in the peninsula with global city status (the others being MadridBarcelona,Lisbon and Valencia).
Located along the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. Its Latin name, Portus Cale,[9] has been referred to as the origin for the name "Portugal", based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. In Portuguese the name of the city is spelled with a definite article as "o Porto" (English:  the port). Consequently, its English name evolved from a misinterpretation of the oral pronunciation and referred to as "Oporto" in modern literature and by many speakers.
One of Portugal's internationally famous exports, port wine, is named for Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the adegas of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the production and export of the fortified wine.[10]

I told u....:)

These shoots i took last March....touring my city around with my lovely K.!!!
K, i missssssssssssssssss u!!
 I do.... i said i do.... 

Bom sim de famana *************

See ya ****


Manu World said...

I've told u...

M. said...

Anda a melhere a fotografar em Gaia e olha se me liga... 'tá quieta, Isaura!

Manu World said...

Bocé num leu o meu post?? :$
Ai filha!! Tu relaxa!!!
Bolaz!! Beijuz

Martini Bianco said...

Adoro o Porto, pena que nunca aí morei, sou da "cidade branca" cantada por Caetano Veloso e dela também gosto muito, Lisboa, mas a minha costela paterna é daí perto e claro que tenho nutro um amor muito especial pela cidade, pelas portuenses ;) e claro está, pelos nossos campeões FCP :)


Manu World said...

:-) eheheh
Mt obgd. A malta da inbiketa tá sp pronta p te receber,myself included!
;-) bjnh back!!
Qd chegares apita!