Street scene Portugal. © John MacPherson


I’ve often wondered what words passed between these men……..

“Is it that way, to where I need to be?”

“Am I going in the right direction to get to the place I want to see?”

“Is this the quickest way to get to somewhere?”

“Will going this way avoid somewhere else?”

“Have you ever been down there?”

But it didn’t really matter to me. I knew where I was.  In the right place, at the right time.

And just had to press the button.

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  • http://retorta.net Mário Pires

    More likely they where saying: Have you been to the pubtoday ? The cook has made some fantastic “pastelinhos de bacalhau” (fried codfish pies).
    But you’re right, it’s not important and you where in the right place :)

    • http://www.john.macpherson.btinternet.co.uk/about.html John Macpherson

      Thanks Mario. Lovely country, and very friendly and welcoming people.