For this installment of Worldview: Daily Life, we focus on Portugal.
From fishermen pulling the catch of the day from the Caparica coast, to dancers performing the tango at sunset in Lisbon, our photographers capture Portugal’s everyday life.
A fisherman smokes a cigarette as he waits near his rod under the April 25th bridge by the Tagus riverbank during a foggy morning, in Lisbon. The name of the bridge was given after the Carnations revolution that restored the democracy in Portugal in April 1974. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Young dancers from the Sankofa Black Gold dance association perform at the Rossio square in downtown Lisbon. The association began in Amadora, outside Lisbon, 34 years ago to promote African dance style and music. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Portuguese barber Bruno Oliveira, reflected in a mirror, shaves a client with a razor in his barber shop in downtown Lisbon, Portugal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A young woman, a member of Lisbon’s Alfama neighborhood association, practices before taking part in Lisbon’s popular parades during the Popular Saints festivities. On these festivities, old Lisbon’s neighborhood associations parade during Saint Anthony’s Day to compete for the best parade, music, costume and choreography. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
People dance tango music at sunset at the Sao Jorge castle in Lisbon. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Women wearing traditional clothes from Portugal’s Alentejo region sing an emigration folk song in downtown Lisbon, Portugal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Youngsters play soccer as the sun sets at the Carcavelos beach in Cascais, near Lisbon. The beach, a well-known surfing spot, is mostly frequented by locals from the Portuguese capital and also by tourists. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Two people talk while sitting on a bench in Lisbon’s Mouraria neighborhood. The historical quarter, one of the oldest of the Portuguese capital, is a maze of narrow and cobblestoned streets. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Children eat their meals in the dining room of the Santa Maria dos Olivais junior high school, in Lisbon. Dozens of schools across the country have been serving meals and providing other activities during the summer time, as a part of a local council program to help parents who because of their working hours cannot stay with their children during off-school period. The program also seeks to support children from needy families by ensuring they get a daily meal during the school vacations. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Children prepare to catch sweets dropped from a kite, during an international kite festival in Alcochete, Portugal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Rafael Machado, 19, plays his accordion for money with his female pet dog Estrela, on a Lisbon subway train. Machado, who has been making his living playing the accordion since he was eight-years old, said he earns around 15 euro per day. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A woman waits for the train at a subway station in Lisbon, Portugal. (AP Photo/Mosa’ab Elshamy)
Two women are reflected in a mirror as they look at colourful clothes hung in a wall at Lisbon’s Ladra flea market, Saturday, April 12, 2014. In a statement Friday, finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 wealthy and developing nations state they believe an ambitious goal to boost global growth by $2 trillion in the next five years is within reach. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A man looks at Lisbon’s Gloria funiculars as they do their last trip of the day. There are three street funiculars in the capital that help locals and tourists to move up and down in its hilly districts. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Models, few of them holding dogs by a leash, wait for their turn to enter the catwalk during the recording of a Portuguese soap opera at Lisbon’s Restauradores square. Soap operas have been popular in Portugal since the first one was broadcasted at the Portuguese public television in 1977. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A man feeds birds at the Cais do Sodre ferry port by the Tagus riverbank on a foggy day, in Lisbon. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Portuguese fishermen pull their net out of the sea onto the beach, at the Caparica coast, near Lisbon. Along the Caparica coast, local fishermen use a technique of trawling near the shore and pulling the nets out of the sea by using two agricultural tractors. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
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