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
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 The vegetables
Today, the 1st of June, we celebrate in Portugal the Children's Day. Keep the child in you alive!!!! We should never be worried about being called silly. Life is about being crazy or silly, being happy or sad. And we can always build castles in the sand!!!
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 Sunset Science & wine tasting
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 Nazaré
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 Stalactites and stalagmites
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