“This place is more suitable for strong surfers than for timid bathers”
We had to hurry - we really wanted to finally get to know the ocean and, before visiting Cape Roca, lie on Praia Grande - one of the largest and…

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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…

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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…

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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 Brief History of the Portuguese Thermal Resorts Many of the mineral springs in what is now Portugal were known several thousand years ago. Since the reign of ancient Rome, some of them have been used for rest, recovery, healing. People appreciated the power of miraculous keys and tried to use it for good. The first buildings were Roman baths, where the main procedure was swimming in the pools with hot water.

Over time, most of the terms collapsed. Only local residents enjoyed the benefits granted by nature itself. In place of several Roman buildings, modern hospitals were erected with the ability to take healing baths.

From the end of the 18th – beginning of the 19th centuries, due to the attention shown by the kings, spa complexes were built at many sources, where they offered to undergo a course of treatment with “hot waters” and did a massage. Continue reading

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