“Porto Pig” : Porto, Portugal, 9th September 2011
My first full day in Portugal’s second city of Porto got off to a particularly poor start – cloudy, cold and raining.
I wasn’t sure what to do – there wasn’t much point in going to see the sights, which all seemed to be shrouded in very low fog, so I headed out for a large indoor market housed in a giant old building.
Even here there wasn’t much to see and the photographic angles were few and far between, but I did see this slightly chilling pig effigy sitting in front of a dirty-looking butchers. As a non-eater of red meat, I found this a bit nauseating, but the composition was too good to pass it by. Besides, it’s not for me to judge the choices of others…
You can see a larger version of this image here.