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Some spaces have hidden doors up in the air. Where did this lead to? Why is it still there? Many questions arise and little answers.

This beautiful and shiny red door is inside Porto's Museum of Photography +Centro Português de Fotografia. The XVIII building was once a Prison and now hosts a small permanent exhibit with some beautiful antique cameras, amazing temporary exhibitions and some great views over the city of #Porto towards the Ribeira.

Did I say the visit is free?
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Ok, not exactly a door, but would you expect a garage there?

This one comes from Caminha. I almost always go there on Saturday evenings but this time I stopped by on a weekday, so the vibe (and the opened doors) were a bit different.

I was surprised to find out this house was home to a car repair shop. You don't really see it on the picture, but the car is not getting in, it is there waiting to be fixed. Interesting building to have a repair shop, don't you think?

#unusualplaces #doors #architecture #Portugal
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At this door you MUST look inside

I have a thing with doors, your already know that. But sometimes there's more than just a beautiful design or an original color. Here in Casa Delfim the good thing is inside.

This little cafe (tasca) in Arcos de Valdevez has a great collection of... collections? From photographs to obsolete bank notes, paintings, baskets, mugs... there's too much to look at. And there's more: they keep a great collection of colourful accordions that they sometimes play. And there's wine.

One nice reason to visit this town of the north of Portugal, among many others.
I told you about it on the blog (in Spanish) here http://es.trucosviajeros.com/2015/10/arcos-de-valdevez-ue-ver-alto-minho-portoenorte.html

#ArcosDeValdevez #Portugal #doors
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A last one from Melgaço broken buildings

I have a thing for broken stuff, abandoned and decadent places. Melgaço is not longer one of those, but it still has a couple of buildings that meet the criteria, so I thought they'd be nice to share ;)

This is part of a door that has some other wooden pieces stuck to it. Inside there is nothing (you can see it used to be a home for the tiles on the walls that are left.) The outside is made of stone, probably the reason why it's still up.

How does it make you feel? Good? Bad? Meh?
+Barista o Coffeelover wrote about the place a few weeks ago on this wonderful article on TravelTo5: http://www.travelto5.com/why-visit-melgaco-north-of-portugal/
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Museum of Albarinho Wine #Melgaço

We went to Melgaço on a sunny day and fell in love with its narrow streets and its amazing location accross the Minho river (the natural border between Spain and #Portugal) and next to the Natural Park of Peneda Gerés.

The town has a medieval look with cobbled streets and stone buildings like the one below. It's also a great place to visit if you like #wine, specially white wine (vinho verde + Alvarinho wine regions are here).

No wonder we also found some nice doors here :)

Check out more on Melgaço on our post http://www.travelto5.com/why-visit-melgaco-north-of-portugal/
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Old hotspring houses in #Portugal have really interesting doors like this one in Melgaço.

The hotspring is just outside the village and has a beautiful green area surrounding it. There is also a modern building next to it, but the real jewel are these #doors with the colored circles that give an amazing atmosphere to the place when the sun shines in.

Oh, and the water is tasty (they say it's good for many things too.)
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Another broken door from #Portugal

This one comes from a little town near Vila Verde called Caldelas. It is the home of a beautiful hotspring resort not far away from the Peneda Gerés national park.

The town is calm and relaxing, worth visiting if you want to go back in time. I should post a pic of the place so you get a feeling, as this was the only abandoned door I found.
#doors
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Again from Arcos de Valdevez

Ok this is not a regular door. It's a church one. Golden details on an old door that's seen many people go through and all sorts of weather.

Why I like this picture? the light coming in from the outside, in one of those churchs where the outside is much more monumental than the inside (besides some quirky figures in, no pictures allowed)

#Portugal #doors
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Just found this pic at my backup. Don't you think it's an amazing collection of old doors?

Looks like the day was cloudy and the buildings a bit abandoned, but I still like them a lot.

#Portugal #doors
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I hadn't seen this folding doors for some time but I found a bit on our trip to Esposende, #Portugal.

#green #doors
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