Archive for ‘Landscape’

Redinha, Portuguese village and Napoleonic invasions

Redinha, Portuguese village and Napoleonic invasions

August 20, 2011

Portugal is a country full of riches that one cannot summarize on its two main cities, Lisbon and Oporto, or, for those who love the beach, the Algarve. No, Portugal is much more than this, it is also a country with fantastic landscapes, full of history, ready to welcome people who love the nature and… [Read entry]

Aqueduct of Pegões, Tomar: Landscapes of Ribatejo

Aqueduct of Pegões, Tomar: Landscapes of Ribatejo

September 29, 2010

You know what, I studied in Tomar. I had been living there for a few years, enough to attach myself to a sustainable region, and I wanted to show you a monument underrated. This city, famous for its “Convento de Cristo” – World Heritage Site by UNESCO -, has therefore another architectural marvel, which is… [Read entry]

Portugal by train : from Lisbon to Oporto

Portugal by train : from Lisbon to Oporto

September 13, 2010

Portuguese cross-country I enjoy travelling by train. It’s safe, and unlike by car, there’s no need to look for the better way to go. Portuguese train tickets are cheap, and heavily used. Living in Pombal, on the « Linha do Norte » (Line of the North) path, I often use it on the Pombal-Lisbon way…. [Read entry]