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    Travel Diary: Lisbon at Night

    β€œI know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” ~ Vincent van Gogh I honestly haven’t spent enough time working on my photography skills outside of food so my recent time spent in Lisbon was a great opportunity to practice. One of my favorite occasions during my traveling was this one night there whenΒ I took to the streets and explored some of the inner parts of the city at night. I didn’t realize before visiting that Lisbon is such a lovely city full of historical monuments and intricately designed mosaic walkways. Dark photography is pretty challenging as anyone familiar with cameras will know, so it was fun…

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    Travel Diary: LX Factory in Lisbon

    “Travel is not really about leaving our home, but rather leaving our habits.” -Pico Iyer I was so inspired by one of the venues I visited while in Lisbon. It’s a place called the LX Factory and you can easily get lost trying to find it, as I found out the hard way. Just one example of the art there is this photo below of a multimedia display of a fly on the wall here. It was done by an artist named Bordalo II. This guy turns garbage into these gorgeous art pieces all across Lisbon where he’s from and other cities too. His sculptures (hash-tagged as #trashart) are his way of spreading…