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Maria Leonor Janeiro
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Praça da Fruta
Nas Caldas da Rainha a Praça da Fruta é um must durante a manhã. Muito movimento de carros e pessoas animam o espaço. Mas há quem leia calmamente o jornal sentado num banco, alheio ao reboliço. Leonor Janeiro
Praça da Fruta
Praça da Fruta
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Adorei o tempo passado no Mosteiro dos Jerónimos... uma experiência muito interessante...
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos e Piranesi
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos e Piranesi
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THE BALKANS THROUGH MY EYES - #3
Above you see the new quirky bridge in Skopje with lots of equally quirky buildings behind it.  In stark contrast, the picture below shows the Stone Bridge over the Vardar. It dates from the XV century, precisely in the early years of the Ottoman occupation...
THE BALKANS THROUGH MY EYES - #3
THE BALKANS THROUGH MY EYES - #3
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DOES THE SEA NEEDS SOMEONE ADMIRING IT FROM THE WINDOW???
One of the most famous beach houses in Portugal is the so-called Casa Branca (White House) in a small village not far from Lisbon. Architect Raul Lino designed it in 1920 to be his Summer home. Lino had to choose between building within the village perimete...
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I ASKED A WATER-LILY TO BE MY MESSENGER TO YOU
June is about to end within few hours from now and July will be showing up with its warmth, blue sky and a special fragrance in the air. Intentionally, I chose the above photo of a water-lily, I took last week when I paid a visit to Sintra, a very romantic ...
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'YOU ARE EVER IN OUR HEARTS, MY DEARS'
Char Minar, Bukhara, Uzbekistan The Russian rehabilitation of the chimney-tall minarets and its mosques made me wander in fascination. A Shadow of The Silk Road , nicely crafted by the British travel writer and novelist Colin Thubron, was another interestin...
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A GOOD COMPANION TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA
One of the books about history and travels that I have recently read was titled "The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean" by Professor David Abulafia who considers Dubrovnik as one of the most important trading ports in the 16th century. Its mer...
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TRAVELLERS' WRITINGS - A PRECIOUS HERITAGE
European travellers left us with fabulous descriptive writings over many centuries.

"Persia through writers´eyes" is a selection of writings about history and customs of the Persians during three thousand years. I think I could say that one of my favourite...
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I DO IT VERY OFTEN!
Azenhas do Mar is a quaint little town, perched high on a cliff, with its characteristic white houses scattered for centuries here and there by very old narrow streets designed not for cars but donkeys and people, instead.  When we walk throughout the villa...
I DO IT VERY OFTEN!
I DO IT VERY OFTEN!
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