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Exploring Sintra

February 20th, 2014 · 11 responses · Tags: · · ·

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Sintra is a small village just 30 minutes from home and despite the flocks of people that visit during the weekend, it has a large enough forest area around that you can relax and take in the view. Makes it the perfect spot to hike while bathing our eyes in some majorly beautiful scenery from up above.

Our plan was to make it across to a popular hiking spot but the weather in previous weeks left the secondary roads unsafe to drive on, to say the least, so we parked the vehicle and hiked through a random path we found. Sintra is full of surprises, so any path is a safe bet. Unless you go after the sun has set. Akira enjoyed the walk the most and, as usual, was tired for a full day after that.

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Wandering through Lisbon

February 14th, 2014 · leave response · Tags: · ·

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I have too many photos lying around my computer and most of them don’t ever see the light of day, so here’s to start changing that. Expect some old shots until I get up to date with my Lightroom library.

These are a few photos from summer last year when I got together with Zé, a long time friend, for a photo walk around town that led to more chatting, eating and drinking than actual shots. Good times.

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Wabi Japan

January 17th, 2014 · 6 responses · Tags: · ·

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The year of 2013 was going fine here in the blogland (for my low standards at least) until I suddenly stopped posting new photos. And only now I realize I forgot to say why.

You see, back in July-August last year Lena and I had the opportunity of a lifetime, to finally visit Japan. A trip that was in the works — or at least in the plans — for years and it was a dream come true.

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