Manifestation outside of the portuguese parliament 2012. People are angry about austerity measures cripplind social and economic freedoms. The austerity measures are imposed by the Troika, (IMF, European Central bank, EU). The people of Portugal (like many others) are paying for the mistakes (or careful calculations) of the central banking system.
I decided to pick my camera up again and start walking the streets, I walked about for 20 mins, I only took 4 pictures. This was the first one. I struggle each and every day with my understanding of life and purpose, when I walk with my camera I no longer have this struggle, I start to see life.
Nelson is american english speaking with family in portugal and in america. He has been living on the streets of lisbon for 3 years now. He is a tall large man yet speaks very slowly and softly. We spoke about destiny, food, religion and goverment.