Overwhelmed by the 360* tile decor at Porto's train station in Portugal

The Azulejos (or tiles) of Porto

The sprawling Rua das Flores was originally the largest street in town – big enough to herd cattle down the middle and still allow pedestrians to walk alongside.  This was Porto in its early Moorish days.

Today the flowers on this thoroughfare are mostly seen on the building facades in the varied and textured and colorful tile mosaics for which this city is famous. Continue reading