As Easter week approached I kept trying to figure out which Easter celebrations, among those which were close-by, I could photograph. Yes, I’ve been quiet for too long after India, and I needed to dust off my camera. The options I pondered included Seville, in Spain, but in the end, for various reasons, I came to Braga, which is where I’m now.
Braga is in the north of Portugal, and has a strong Easter tradition, perhaps the strongest in the whole country. I’m glad I came here – it’s probably less crowded than Seville but its celebrations don’t seem less photogenic and intense – also Braga is a bit closer to Lisbon and I assume it’s less expensive. Read More