Nov 032019
 
Passadicos do Paiva

The need to get out into nature led us to discover the ruggedly beautiful scenery of the Paiva Walkways in Portugal’s Arouca Geopark. The 8.7 km (5.4 mi) long trail traverses landscapes that are beautiful, peaceful and wild.

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Azulejos

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Oct 182019
 
Azulejos

The dictionary definition is rather dry – “a kind of glazed colored tile traditionally used in Spanish and Portuguese buildings.” But the reality is that azulejos a beautiful presence throughout Portugal and certainly a part of its cultural soul.

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Braga

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Oct 172019
 
Braga

The alarm on Jeannie’s tablet woke us early to catch the 08h45 train for our overnight in Braga, Portugal’s 3rd largest city, built more than 2,000 years ago. It was worth the early wake up.

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