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Aveiro

Aveiro is another of those "Venice of the ..." towns.
It lies about 55km south of Porto on a network of lagoons and waterways. The traditional style boats now largely serve the tourist industry. Some salt flats are still in use.
During the second invasion, Wellington attempted to get a force in boats ahead of Soult as he withdrew to Oporto. He was unable to get sufficient numbers in place.
Text and photos copyright John Haines 2015-19.
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