The Mercado do Bolhão has been about to close many times. With fewer and fewer customers, there are less sellers like this lady who sells local produce, often at a better value than the local supermarket. The lack of customers in an economic crisis is wearisome, as seen in this woman’s expression. And so we reach the last day of this photographic journey of my past year. What a ride! This project has taught me a lot. Perseverance. There were times where it got difficult. There were times where it seemed like there was no option but to quit or give up. …
With the economic situation and the lack of work or funding, it’s heartbreaking to see so many people in need in Portugal and asking for a little help to get by.
Walking through the archways at Praça do Comércio in Lisbon gives the sense that it’s never-ending!
These two sheep watch me from the other side of the fence. It seems I’ve startled them, and they’ve taken a defensive stance on their stable.
After an afternoon of surfing on the Atlantic, Saul and his family have dinner in their Volkswagen T3 Westfalia.