8 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO ON THE AZORIAN ISLANDS
Midway between the Old and the New Worlds in the middle of the Atlantic are the beautiful Azores. Nine islands are completely different from each other, but they are united…

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“Portugal is a country of three religions: football, food and family”
Why moved to Porto I love crossroads - they have time to stop and think. In Moscow it is not always possible to find time for such stops. In December…

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Thermal Resorts of Portugal
In Portugal, there are dozens of thermal springs, on the basis of many of which modern balneological complexes for the prevention and treatment of various diseases have been erected. A…

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WHAT TO BRING FROM PORTUGAL

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

10 things to do in PORTUGAL

Portugal is a small country on the very edge of Europe. Despite its modest size, you will have to come here more than once. And the point is not even in the huge number of attractions, but in the special atmosphere, once you feel that, you will want to return again and again.

1. RIDE ON THE TRAM No. 28

Without a doubt, the main attraction of Lisbon is the old tram number 28. It looks the same as almost 100 years ago, the modernization was insignificant. Its route begins on Campo Ourike and ends on Martim Monis Square. It is curious that this is not a sightseeing tram for sightseeing of the city (and there are many of them along its route: Saint-Georges castle, Santa Luzia observation deck and others), but a type of city transport. Continue reading

In Portugal, I felt like a “savage”

Finally, we moved south, towards our main goal – a house near Lagos, a town in the main resort region of the country – Alagarve. As soon as we left Peniche, the heat returned immediately. In general, almost the entire time we spent during the day, the temperature held 33-35 degrees without a hint of clouds. In the evening, a cool breeze blew from the ocean, which completely abolished the need for air conditioning.

To the south we drove along a toll-free, almost empty highway and were there already after 4.5 hours. Money for using the road was withdrawn automatically from us and recorded on the account of the company from which we rented a car, so we did not even have to stop. With the car company, we settled after. Continue reading

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Buddhist park. Terracotta Army
The Terracotta Army, which was discovered in March 1974 during the construction of an irrigation system near Mount Lishan in China, was recreated in Buddha Park in Portugal. The amazing…

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Cascais, Portugal - A Guide to Landmarks and Landmarks
The charming fishing town of Cascais is located in the western part of the marvelous coast of Lisbon. This is a historic and prosperous city with magnificent buildings, carefully maintained…

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Sights of Portugal
A small country is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, which today has become one of the most visited in Europe. This is Portugal - a country…

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Sights of Portugal
A small country is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, which today has become one of the most visited in Europe. This is Portugal - a country…

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