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 →

The vegetables

Portugal is known for its fresh and tasty vegetables and that is compeletly true. While I was living abroad the fruits and vegetables were the things that I missed the most. Now that I'm back in Portugal I realized what I've been missing. Of course we can eat good food everywhere but we also have... Continue Reading →

Keep up with the tradition

Today is celebrated in Portugal what we call the Ascension day or «Wheatstalk Thursday». I am not sure is this is the correct translation but what matters is that you get it at the end. So this is the day that people go for a morning walk to pick small bundles of poppies, wheatstalks and other flowers... Continue Reading →

Sunset Science & wine tasting

On the 3rd of June, you will have a good chance to explore a bit more from the fauna and the flora of  the Natural Park of Serra de Aire e Candeeiros. During the day you can visit Centro de Ciência Viva do Alviela - Carsoscópio and know everything about bats and at the end of the day,... Continue Reading →

Nazaré

This small village by the Atlantic Ocean has changed so much in this last years. What used to be a small fishermens village has grown into a touristic place and you don't want to miss it if you go to Portugal. There are a few places that kept their autenticity despite all the (good) changes that... Continue Reading →

Stalactites and stalagmites

The Natural Park of Serra de Aire and Candeeiros is a protected area mostly known for being the most important limestone area in Portugal. Stone is an element that is always present in the landscape of this Natural Park. Over the time and through geomorphological processes the stones of calcareous origin have been modeled  by... Continue Reading →

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