Tony DeOliveira

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Salt Flats of Aveiro (salinas de aveiro)

The riches of Aveiro salt in Portugal Salt is part of the daily life of practically all the cultures in the world, being used mainly in the cooking. However, in Aveiro, in the Center of Portugal, it is even more important to be part of the history of the city. Known as the “Portuguese Venice” […]

Torreira

Flanked by dunes, Torreira Beach lies on the coastal cordon separating the Ria de Aveiro estuary from the sea ensuring that visitors, while only having to move a few meters, may opt between the open sea with its good surfing waves or the calm of the estuary, ideal for sailing or windsurfing.  The beach is […]

Maritime Museum of Ilhavo – Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo

We visited this museum mainly because my father was a cod fisherman. It was a welcome to see such a huge collection of fishing memorabilia, along with a huge boat. The small town Ílhavo was quite well-known for the codfish fishermen. That was a very hard life which is quite well displayed in the museum. […]

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