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Photo Essay: Thankful to be living in Portugal

I’m thankful for many things in my life, but most of all, I’m grateful to have a husband I can laugh and travel with, a fantastic family and to live in a country that makes my friends and family happy to come and visit.

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Laughing with Mike in Porto

This one’s a couple of years old but it’s a lovely shot of me, Ella, Mike, Kyle and Daisy sitting on our garden wall.

My family, dog and view
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Dad visits Porto
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Mum enjoys the ice cream sundaes in Figueira da Foz
Rob contemplates the view from our balcony
My brother Rob contemplates the view from our balcony

To find out what other bloggers are thankful for, visit the Weekly Photo Challenge.

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  1. Just found your blog; catching up on previous posts. Very interesting – we’ve been to Elvas, at Easter! Looking forward to reading more.

  2. Great family photos, Julie!
    I, too, am grateful for my connection with the beautiful country you now call home (I was born in Portugal) and to live in the great country that is now my home (Canada).

  3. Lovely photos, Julie. I’m sure your family is thankful you live in such a beautiful place, too!

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