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Category Archives: Portugal
I wasn’t there, so I’ll leave you the words of someone who was. It was curiously headed in the British newspapers as “Cadiz papers, Isla, March 27 1812“, although most records tell us that Easter in that year occurred two … Continue reading
With Valentines coming soon, many men are looking for the perfect gift for their sweethearts. But, some of history’s most noteworthy men spent the day without a sweetheart, and perhaps were too busy to even think about finding one. So … Continue reading
Like many of today’s historical films, Mysteries of Lisbon is long (very long). Before investing four and a half hours in a movie, it might be an idea to read a review or two. After I invested my four and … Continue reading
As the EU wins the Nobel Peace Prize, we are reminded of a time when Europe was the site of many deadly wars. Many institutions, from NATO to the UN, have claimed responsibility for the relative peace in Europe since … Continue reading
It has been more than 500 years since the first Portuguese ship carrying envoy Duarte Fernandes sailed into Trangque, but the celebrations of the long lasting relationship between Portugal and Thailand continue. The celebrations began a year ahead of time, … Continue reading