Vila do Conde, June 2016

Vila do Conde, June 2016

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 My grandfather João, circa 1945

My grandfather João, circa 1945

 Letter (written on the back of a photo) from my grandfather to my grandmother on the day before departing to the sea. The letter reads: “On the day before departing, I remember and miss the day we spent together. Longing kisses from yours, João 21-4-57

Letter (written on the back of a photo) from my grandfather to my grandmother on the day before departing to the sea. The letter reads: “On the day before departing, I remember and miss the day we spent together. Longing kisses from yours, João 21-4-57

 Photo taken by my grandfather; June 1965. My grandfather, as a cod-fishing ship captain travelled a lot. Most often to Newfoundland in Canada and Norway.

Photo taken by my grandfather; June 1965. My grandfather, as a cod-fishing ship captain travelled a lot. Most often to Newfoundland in Canada and Norway.

 A fisherman at dawn on his boat; Because of my grandfather’s life history with the sea I felt I needed to experience the sea. Consequently, for some nights, I embarked on a boat with local fishermen along Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.

A fisherman at dawn on his boat; Because of my grandfather’s life history with the sea I felt I needed to experience the sea. Consequently, for some nights, I embarked on a boat with local fishermen along Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.

 Photograph taken by my grandfather during a fishing season. Circa 1970

Photograph taken by my grandfather during a fishing season. Circa 1970

 The “Senhora da Guia” chapel where my grandparents got married; Vila do Conde, January 2017.

The “Senhora da Guia” chapel where my grandparents got married; Vila do Conde, January 2017.

 A fisherman pulling the fishing nets; Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.

A fisherman pulling the fishing nets; Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.

 Photo taken by my grandfather during a religious procession in honour of the “Senhora da Guia”, who protects the fishermen. Date unknown

Photo taken by my grandfather during a religious procession in honour of the “Senhora da Guia”, who protects the fishermen. Date unknown

 At the sea, August 2016.

At the sea, August 2016.

 Morning in my hometown. January 2017

Morning in my hometown. January 2017

 Fish for sale at Vila do Conde’s market, August 2016

Fish for sale at Vila do Conde’s market, August 2016

 Foggy morning at the beach. November 2016

Foggy morning at the beach. November 2016

 Foggy morning along the Ave river. November 2016

Foggy morning along the Ave river. November 2016

 The sea in Vila do Conde. February 2017

The sea in Vila do Conde. February 2017

 August 2016

August 2016

 Entrance to my grandparents's bedroom, September 2017

Entrance to my grandparents's bedroom, September 2017

 Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017

Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017

 Vila do Conde, November 2016

Vila do Conde, November 2016

 Vila do Conde, November 2016

Vila do Conde, November 2016

 Vila do Conde. February 2017

Vila do Conde. February 2017

 Vila do Conde, August 2016

Vila do Conde, August 2016

 Vila do Conde cemetery. February 2017

Vila do Conde cemetery. February 2017

 At the sea, August 2016

At the sea, August 2016

 At the sea, August 2016

At the sea, August 2016

 At the sea, August 2016

At the sea, August 2016

 Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown

Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown

 Along Vila do conde’s coast, August 2016

Along Vila do conde’s coast, August 2016

 My grandfather’s captain's hat at the entrance of my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

My grandfather’s captain's hat at the entrance of my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

 At the sea, Vila do Conde, August 2016

At the sea, Vila do Conde, August 2016

 My grandfather’s books in his office at my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

My grandfather’s books in his office at my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

 Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown

Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown

 Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017

Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017

 Collection of miniature boats at my grandmother’s, Vila do Conde, September 2017

Collection of miniature boats at my grandmother’s, Vila do Conde, September 2017

 My grandfather’s box of smoking pipes where the smell of tobacco still persists. September 2017

My grandfather’s box of smoking pipes where the smell of tobacco still persists. September 2017

 Sunrise in Vila do Conde, September 2017

Sunrise in Vila do Conde, September 2017

 Shipwrecked Life-saving House, Vila do Conde September 2017

Shipwrecked Life-saving House, Vila do Conde September 2017

 At dawn, Vila do Conde, September 2017

At dawn, Vila do Conde, September 2017

 At my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

At my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

 Place where the codfish is dried, abandoned nowadays, Vila do Conde, September 2017

Place where the codfish is dried, abandoned nowadays, Vila do Conde, September 2017

 My twin sister in a foggy afternoon at Vila do Conde’s beach, September 2017

My twin sister in a foggy afternoon at Vila do Conde’s beach, September 2017

 Vila do Conde, June 2016
TEXT_at_the_sea.jpg
 My grandfather João, circa 1945
 Letter (written on the back of a photo) from my grandfather to my grandmother on the day before departing to the sea. The letter reads: “On the day before departing, I remember and miss the day we spent together. Longing kisses from yours, João 21-4-57
 Photo taken by my grandfather; June 1965. My grandfather, as a cod-fishing ship captain travelled a lot. Most often to Newfoundland in Canada and Norway.
 A fisherman at dawn on his boat; Because of my grandfather’s life history with the sea I felt I needed to experience the sea. Consequently, for some nights, I embarked on a boat with local fishermen along Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.
 Photograph taken by my grandfather during a fishing season. Circa 1970
 The “Senhora da Guia” chapel where my grandparents got married; Vila do Conde, January 2017.
 A fisherman pulling the fishing nets; Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.
 Photo taken by my grandfather during a religious procession in honour of the “Senhora da Guia”, who protects the fishermen. Date unknown
 At the sea, August 2016.
 Morning in my hometown. January 2017
 Fish for sale at Vila do Conde’s market, August 2016
 Foggy morning at the beach. November 2016
 Foggy morning along the Ave river. November 2016
 The sea in Vila do Conde. February 2017
 August 2016
 Entrance to my grandparents's bedroom, September 2017
 Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017
 Vila do Conde, November 2016
 Vila do Conde, November 2016
 Vila do Conde. February 2017
 Vila do Conde, August 2016
 Vila do Conde cemetery. February 2017
 At the sea, August 2016
 At the sea, August 2016
 At the sea, August 2016
 Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown
 Along Vila do conde’s coast, August 2016
 My grandfather’s captain's hat at the entrance of my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017
 At the sea, Vila do Conde, August 2016
 My grandfather’s books in his office at my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017
 Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown
 Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017
 Collection of miniature boats at my grandmother’s, Vila do Conde, September 2017
 My grandfather’s box of smoking pipes where the smell of tobacco still persists. September 2017
 Sunrise in Vila do Conde, September 2017
 Shipwrecked Life-saving House, Vila do Conde September 2017
 At dawn, Vila do Conde, September 2017
 At my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017
 Place where the codfish is dried, abandoned nowadays, Vila do Conde, September 2017
 My twin sister in a foggy afternoon at Vila do Conde’s beach, September 2017

Vila do Conde, June 2016

My grandfather João, circa 1945

Letter (written on the back of a photo) from my grandfather to my grandmother on the day before departing to the sea. The letter reads: “On the day before departing, I remember and miss the day we spent together. Longing kisses from yours, João 21-4-57

Photo taken by my grandfather; June 1965. My grandfather, as a cod-fishing ship captain travelled a lot. Most often to Newfoundland in Canada and Norway.

A fisherman at dawn on his boat; Because of my grandfather’s life history with the sea I felt I needed to experience the sea. Consequently, for some nights, I embarked on a boat with local fishermen along Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.

Photograph taken by my grandfather during a fishing season. Circa 1970

The “Senhora da Guia” chapel where my grandparents got married; Vila do Conde, January 2017.

A fisherman pulling the fishing nets; Vila do Conde’s coast. August 2016.

Photo taken by my grandfather during a religious procession in honour of the “Senhora da Guia”, who protects the fishermen. Date unknown

At the sea, August 2016.

Morning in my hometown. January 2017

Fish for sale at Vila do Conde’s market, August 2016

Foggy morning at the beach. November 2016

Foggy morning along the Ave river. November 2016

The sea in Vila do Conde. February 2017

August 2016

Entrance to my grandparents's bedroom, September 2017

Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017

Vila do Conde, November 2016

Vila do Conde, November 2016

Vila do Conde. February 2017

Vila do Conde, August 2016

Vila do Conde cemetery. February 2017

At the sea, August 2016

At the sea, August 2016

At the sea, August 2016

Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown

Along Vila do conde’s coast, August 2016

My grandfather’s captain's hat at the entrance of my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

At the sea, Vila do Conde, August 2016

My grandfather’s books in his office at my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

Photo taken by my grandfather, at the sea, date unknown, location unknown

Foggy morning in Vila do Conde, September 2017

Collection of miniature boats at my grandmother’s, Vila do Conde, September 2017

My grandfather’s box of smoking pipes where the smell of tobacco still persists. September 2017

Sunrise in Vila do Conde, September 2017

Shipwrecked Life-saving House, Vila do Conde September 2017

At dawn, Vila do Conde, September 2017

At my grandmother’s house, Vila do Conde, September 2017

Place where the codfish is dried, abandoned nowadays, Vila do Conde, September 2017

My twin sister in a foggy afternoon at Vila do Conde’s beach, September 2017

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