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Porto
10-DEC-2016

Porto

While Porto is at present one of the most important cities in Portugal, its beginnings do not necessarily match its current economic, cultural and tourist prestige. Itís true during the Roman age, when, in fact, the entire Iberian Peninsula was dominated by the Romans, the region now known as Porto used to play an important role in the trade between Lisbon and Braga, but it was not until centuries later that Porto actually became a point of reference for the economic life of Portugal.
Thus, a settlement was determined to have been founded on the north bank of the Duoro River somewhere in the 4th century BC, a settlement from the name of which the contemporary name of Portugal derives: Portus Cale, later transformed in Portucale

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carol j. phipps01-Mar-2017 04:25
Fantastic!
Frank Brault29-Jan-2017 00:46
A very beautiful night shot. Love the boat in the foreground. V
Jean D23-Jan-2017 05:02
Excellent night capture throught the image. Well done, Jose. ~V
Karen Moen20-Jan-2017 20:55
Beautiful night shot with interesting details in the foreground and the background, and lovely light reflections. Voted.
Julie Queybronac (Bryline)16-Jan-2017 17:56
Beautiful night scenery... V
Dave Petersen Photography09-Jan-2017 16:25
A strong composition with superb colors and lighting in this long exposure. The reflections are amazing. V
Alan Clements03-Jan-2017 14:58
Beautiful ... I love Porto -v-
Anne Cecilie02-Jan-2017 17:19
Beautiful! V
Marcia Rules02-Jan-2017 14:39
A dreamy appeal that is so well executed! V
Marco Valk31-Dec-2016 08:24
Wonderful shot
Julie Oldfield30-Dec-2016 02:20
Gorgeous! V
Buz Kiefer28-Dec-2016 20:41
Lovely work. V
Dennis Hoyne28-Dec-2016 03:37
A gorgeous night time shot with nice foreground interest. V.
Frank Tran27-Dec-2016 16:04
So Beautiful. V+
Walter Otto Koenig27-Dec-2016 15:22
A beautiful night shot. Very nice lgihting and exposure. "V"
Helen Betts27-Dec-2016 14:48
Love the reflections in this excellent night shot. Nicely composed with the boat in the foreground, too. V.
lucanton27-Dec-2016 14:45
une magnifique scène de nuit avec de beaux reflets dans l'eau! V
Nora van Beek27-Dec-2016 14:28
The light reflected by the water is so beautiful! Excellently composed! V
fotabug27-Dec-2016 13:44
Excellent night to exposure, revealing foreground details well as those beautiful lights! V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal27-Dec-2016 11:55
This is fantastic Jose, great work as always. V
Ika Zinka Eferl27-Dec-2016 09:14
WOW!A dreamland composition...this is excellent work, Jose!V
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