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Douro River

Joana Almeida2016

Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

The primordial, turbulent nature of the Douro, a river of indomitable waters, of shoals and sandbanks, whose flow varies greatly over the year, was drastically altered by the building of hydroelectric dams. From a river that was tough to navigate, as Almeida Garrett (1700-1854) noted, to a Douro of calm waters which invites contemplation of nature and travel, a territory has been built with a singular landscape.

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  • Title: Douro River
  • Creator: Joana Almeida
  • Date: 2016
  • Location: Sabrosa, Portugal

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