Porto’s Bishop and Clérigos Tower, 2016 vs 2011 — Gail at Large

If you’ve walked by Clérigos Tower, you’ve probably walked by or near this statue of António Ferreira Gomes, who was Bishop of Porto from 1952-1982. You probably didn’t notice him. And unless you had a really good look at him five years ago, you probably wouldn’t have noticed that he’s been cleaned up since then.…

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Sea delicacies you must try in the Algarve —

Algarve region has taken advantage of its position towards the Atlantic for a long time. People gained a lot from the close relation with the ocean and to what it was able to provide to them. It is only normal that here, and in Portugal in general, there is more fish consumption per capita than the European countries […]

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Passadiços do Paiva – the way to walk — Shop in Portugal

Sometimes it’s so worth it to wake up at 7:00 am on Sunday in Portugal… Today was that day. We were planning to go hiking in Passadiços do Paiva and agreed to meet with the group of local Portuguese friends at 8:30 am. Well, everybody is always late in Portugal, so we are sitting in […]

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Liquid inspiration — Salt of Portugal

“Com elas ou sem elas?” with or without, asked the waiter as we got to the front of the line at “A Ginjinha,” a small bar in Lisbon’s Largo of São Domingos. “With” we answered. He nodded with approval, picking up a bottle with a cherry infusion to pour the liquid into a small glass, deftly lifting a […]

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