Picture of the month: Lagos, Portugal

I’ve always been fascinated with how Lagos (the city I live in) got its name.  I learned it was named after Lagos, Portugal by Portuguese explorers when they first came to this city.  This picture shows a part of Faro which is close to Lagos in Portugal.  As soon as I saw this photograph, my mind went to Lagos Island (in Nigeria, this time).  Buildings with similar architecture are all over Isale Eko.  This photograph gave me a funny sense of déjà-vu even though I’ve never been to Portugal before.  Strange.


Have you ever been to Lagos, Nigeria and Lagos, Portugal before?  Tell us in the comments!


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