Somehow Thailand remains in the Middle Ages... Actually back then the woman would've been executed, but you get the idea. [Thai woman sentenced to 43 years in jail for insulting monarchy] j.mp/3bUvwvO

Meanwhile in Palestine... [Israel Is Leading the World in COVID-19 Vaccination. But Palestinians Aren't on the List] j.mp/3qAkIqO

From the archive: Lazarim, a quiet small village tucked at Montemuro mountain range, set apart from the many places in northern Portugal and Spain with strong masked festivities with elaborate wooden masks made with alder. As Shrovetide approaches, the village gets ready and craftsmen finish their work for the village's revived tradition. photos.joaoalmeidaphotography.

@ambassador There's something weird happening with the images: none is loaded, on Firefox I get a NS_BINDING_ABORTED warning

Am I the only one that feels this collab is kind of lazy and unoriginal? Just slap the logos together, change the color palette and we're done...

Am I the only one that feels this collab is kind of lazy and unoriginal? Just slap the logos together, change the color palette and we're done...

Often I hear people I meet in Trás-Os-Montes complaining about fog, that it didn’t use to be like that, that it has to do with this and that, and I nod agreeing with them. But the truth is I pack my bags thinking if that that year I’ll get some of it, hoping that I can find dawns that surround everything like this small shrine was as I was going to have my breakfast.Bragança, Trás-Os-Montes, Portugal 🇵🇹, December 2019 j.mp/3q80XGQ

Snowy mornings like this could make someone feel like they’re not in the southwest corner of Europe. As a friend of mined named it once: “our little big north”… Bragança, Trás-Os-Montes, Portugal 🇵🇹, February 2018 j.mp/3oPhO0Q

@pakal Não é Bairro da Flamenga, é Bairro dos Lóios ;)

Festa dos Rapazes, or Young Men’s Festival, a winter solstice masked tradition that was “adopted” as Catholic, but with the boundaries of what’s holy and pagan still very clear.

Ousilhão, Trás-Os-Montes, Portugal 🇵🇹, December 2019

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Festa dos Rapazes, or Young Men’s Festival, a winter solstice masked tradition that was “adopted” as Catholic, but with the boundaries of what’s holy and pagan still very clear.

Ousilhão, Trás-Os-Montes, Portugal 🇵🇹, December 2019

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Festa dos Rapazes, or Young Men’s Festival, a winter solstice masked tradition that was “adopted” as Catholic, but with the boundaries of what’s holy and pagan still very clear.

Ousilhão, Trás-Os-Montes, Portugal 🇵🇹, December 2019

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New habits… This is one of my photos in the book “everydaycovid - diários fotográficos em estado de emergência”. For more details check everydaycovid.pt (portuguese only).
Lisbon, Portugal 🇵🇹, March 2020

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With the pandemic all travel halted, what once was a busy sightseeing spot over Alfama turned, and the cruise ships that would quickly leave to the next harbor now were stranded for months… This is one of my photos in the book “everydaycovid - diários fotográficos em estado de emergência”. For more details check everydaycovid.pt (portuguese only).
Lisbon, Portugal 🇵🇹, May 2020

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