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I cannot believe it has been three years already! When I started this adventure I didn’t know what to expect. Where would this lead me? I remember I was nervous and excited at the same time. When I pressed that button on WordPress and published that first post, it changed my life. It made me […]
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If you haven’t visited the Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon, you must! What is so special about this particular market? Well, everything! Besides all the fresh produce, gourmet food and nice shopping involved, there is something else I love about this and other markets. The possibility of getting to know a bit more about the […]
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Here I was on the road again to get to know more of our Portuguese traditions. You may wonder about the link between Portugal’s cowboys and the “Forcados”. Well, on a quest to meet the first, I actually ended up by getting to know the forcados as well. The first time I told my husband what […]
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There are no coincidences Claudia Villax told me when we met on a hot summer day in a hidden protected spot of the S. Mamede Natural park in Marvao. A piece of paradise with ancient olive groves, fruit trees, aromatic herbs and vegetables that the land generously offers to those who care for it. At […]
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As I sit on this beach, at the shore of a sea which has taken us Portuguese, to discover distant lands, I can’t help thinking about lost friends and where I’m heading. What does the future hold, on which shores will I be sitting next. This sea has magical properties, its salt cures everything, even […]
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It is official! The sunny, bright and warm days of summer have slowly faded away. No more sunbathing, wearing light dresses, sandals, picnics on the grass! Here come the warmer clothes, the raincoats and umbrellas. And above all the gloominess! For the last two days that is all we’ve had in Vienna. Grayness greets you […]
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After 8.900 km and 30 days I am finally back home! Road trips are great. You set out with a few made up ideas of what it will be but most often end up exceeding your expectations. This trip was also a chance to reconnect with this old continent, this multicultural Europe where I came […]
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Let’s face it, not all street musicians deserve the title. But those who do often surprise us with their talent, skill and abilities. You often wonder why they haven’t been discovered yet or if they ever will be. I confess I’ve always been the worst audience you could have. Time or lack of it was […]
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