1. Bakalyau (translated from Portuguese – “cod”) – the main dish of the country. Cod in Portugal has long been popular (especially among the poor), so in the local cuisine there are a huge number of different recipes for its preparation: this is bakalyau no forno (in the oven), bakalyau natash (in creamy sauce), bakalyau cakes, etc. But one thing unites them: cod must first be prepared: only dried and salted fish are present in the kitchen.
2. Caldo Verde – A traditional Portuguese green cabbage soup. It is cooked in olive oil, with potatoes, spicy sausage, served with red wine. Continue reading
Portugal. Buddhist park. Characters
When choosing tours and excursions in Portugal, you should pay attention to the Buddhist park, which was recently created. During a walk in the park, tourists have many questions that can be answered by a Russian-speaking guide. In ancient times, in the East, they attached great importance to the architectural elements of buildings, giving each detail its own meaning.
Why are some red sculptures around some of the sculptures?
Pillars of red color represent fire, which paves the way to heaven through cleansing. If the sculpture is surrounded by red pillars, then the character that it symbolizes has reached the true purity of the upper world, is close to the gods or is himself a god.
Why erected multi-tiered roofs?
The multi-tiered roofs of eastern buildings evoke the constant admiration of modern people. You can peer for a long time at the soft and at the same time strict lines that gradually divert your gaze from solid earth into the vast sky, where the divine power is concentrated. Continue reading
Choose what to see in Portugal:
From unique nature to man-made monuments
This is an ideal country for lovers to discover something new. The history of ancient cities and endless beaches, the sea and the cliffs, modern trading ports and fishing huts are all intricately intertwined in a small European country. Fans of traditional routes should recommend exploring Portugal from its capital, old Lisbon. The city is already twenty centuries old, it was conquered by the ancient Romans, the Templars built palaces here, artisans built their neighborhoods. Today it is a city of intriguing streets, magnificent squares, and rare trams. Nightlife with eclectic restaurants, bohemian cafes and stylish nightclubs is very tempting here. During the day, you can find many boutiques with fashionable clothes, museums, ancient attractions. All this is fanned by a romantic coastal setting and charming northern nature. Add to all the sporting life of the city, with the boiling passions of fans and a real excitement of games, whether it be soccer or golf. Continue reading