Lapa - Street III Mar 24th

Lapa - Landscape II Mar 24th

Lapa - Landscape I Mar 24th

Lapa - Detail II Mar 24th

Lapa - Street II Mar 24th

Lapa - Window Mar 24th

Lapa - Detail I Mar 24th

Lapa - Street I Mar 24th

Lapa - Houses Mar 24th

This weekend I went with some friends to explore the forgotten back alleys of the Lapa area, here in Porto. There's a common perception it is dangerously favela-like, however we confirmed that it is just a myth — a useful myth, perhaps, as it keeps tourism away from what we found to be best view of the city.