Keep up with the tradition

Back in the days when there was no washing machines, clothes used to be washed by women in a specific place by the river or a water fountain. Most of those places disappeared over time, in one hand because the places got distroyed and in other hand because women started working and were doing laundry … Continue reading Keep up with the tradition

Portuguese treasures: Pavements

Portugal is known not only for the good weather, the beaches, the good food or the wine but also for the Portuguese Pavements and its beautiful designs. The Portuguese Pavement is a traditional style of pavement made with regular stone cubes of limestone or basalt and arranjed in a pattern or image. The quality of … Continue reading Portuguese treasures: Pavements

Theatre for tourists

It's a fact!!!! We have a play 100% in english and just about the portuguese people. When a couple of tourists arrives in Portugal, it's far from thinking that will have an adventure involving characters of Portuguese History. Having a small disagreement the couple will have some help from some icones, like Amália Rodrigues, in … Continue reading Theatre for tourists

Web Summit Lisbon 2017

More than 60 000 attendees; More than 1200 speakers; 68% senior management; More than 2500 journalists; More than 170 countries... The Web Summit is on! And it's happening in Lisbon.   You can watch the centre stage live in here. The centre will stream live tomorrow, on November 8, from 10h15am.   https://vimeo.com/241544892?ref=fb-share&1    

The love of Pedro and Inês

The passion of Pedro and Inês de Castro is a true love story that dates from the fourteenth century. Inês de Castro, a Galician noblewoman came to Portugal in 1340, following lady Constance, bride of Prince Pedro. Soon they succumbed to a passion as intense as dangerous. Their love created a strong opposition among Portuguese … Continue reading The love of Pedro and Inês

Keep up with the tradition

Saint Peter is treated as the patron of my village and every year, on the weekend after the 29th of June, is celebrated this religious festivity in Valverde, a small village in the middle of Serra de Aire e Candeeiros. At the end of mass, there is a procession around the town followed be a … Continue reading Keep up with the tradition

What we don’t want to see

  The movie «The man who killed Don Quixote», produced by Terry Gilliam (from Monty Python) and the portuguese Ukbar Filmes, was partially filmed in Convento de Cristo, in Tomar, World Heritage Center. RTP 1 (portuguese TV channel) issued an investigation in which was reported some damages while shooting the movie. Among the damages are … Continue reading What we don’t want to see