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Travel and trip reports, as well as write-ups about the most fascinating places on Earth.


Visit Portugal - Vila Nova de Cerveira

1 day ago 2 minute read portugal $0.06 tipped

Vila Nova de Cerveira is a beautiful Vila Minhota, county seat, right in the northern region, overlooking the Minho River that separates it from the Spanish village of Góian. Border village, it developed around its walls, which protected it from Span...

Visit Portugal - Talasnal, Lousã

2 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.07 tipped

Talasnal has long been the Serra da Lousã Schist Village that has given more visibility and charisma to the whole. For its size and layout, but also for the many details of the recoveries of their homes. And also by the way the village of Talasnal se...

Visit Portugal - Pitões das Júnias, Montalegre

3 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.11 tipped

Situated in a municipality of Montalegre, Pitões das Júnias is set in a more magical rural setting of the Peneda-Gerês National Park and is a village full of identity that prides itself on its ancestry, traditions and history. Much of the responsibil...

Father Time

3 days ago 1 minute read Djmssr $0.11 tipped

Father time, Father time Allow one to rewind A path of pain If one would be so kind   Father time, Father time Please show me the way A shot in the dark For a life such as mine   A better way is the goal As the current so cheats the soul As time does...

Visit Portugal - Cerdeira

4 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.04 tipped

There were times when the road that led to Cerdeira, besides being steep, was on dirt. Today it is tarred and has open rails for deer to pass. The village, in the middle of the green, is a treat for the eyes, with its homogeneously restored schist ho...

Visit Portugal - Cabeça (Seia)

5 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.02 tipped

The village of Cabeça, nestled in a valley of slopes dominated by schist, is located at the top of a granitic head and is particularly well adapted to the local orography. The old housing core is structured around the church of São Romão, former pari...

Visit Portugal - Porto Côvo

6 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.03 tipped

Porto Covo remains the friendly fishing village of small white houses, which was recovered by the Marquês de Pombal after the 1755 earthquake. The visit is well worth it for the beautiful craggy and hidden beaches that lie along the coast. During...

Visit Portugal - Santa Susana

1 week ago 1 minute read portugal $0.05 tipped

It all started in the 1950, when farm workers arriving to work in the Alentejo were housed on the property of cousins Henrique Fernandes and Manuel Louro. A few years later, these workers eventually took their families there and transformed the space...

Visit Portugal - Ponte de Lima

1 week ago 1 minute read portugal $0.02 tipped

The Roman bridge that crosses the Lima River in this place gave rise to the name of this ancient village. The first request was granted in 1125 by D. Teresa, the mother of the first king of Portugal, before the foundation of the kingdom. In the ce...

Development at the cost of Environment

1 week ago 1 minute read yogesh sawant $0.02 tipped

Alarming expansion of urban centres at cost of the green cover with their concomitant extravaganza and wasteful consumption of natural resources are the new challenges the millennial society faces. Development cannot be “for” the privileged “at the c...