In talking about the city of Tomar, the attendant at the reception desk of the hotel where we stayed in Lisbon, strongly recommended that we visit the Church of “Santa Maria do Olival”. And, although we found it closed, we could not enjoy its interior and we were able to appreciate the structure, its surroundings and its particularities. Continue reading “Church of “Santa Maria do Olival” – Thomar, Portugal”
The Tiles of Portugal
The combination of the materials used in the old and modern structures together with the enhancement of the tile is unique and is a hallmark of what we can enjoy today, both in Lisbon and in many areas of Portugal. The tiles are used in palaces, residences, temples, historical buildings and in many railway stations of the country. Continue reading “The Tiles of Portugal”
The Pegões Aqueduct
In Tomar, Portugal, we had the opportunity to visit the Pegões Aqueduct in a “Tuc Tuc” with our guide Ricardo. It was a big surprise for us and we can even say that it was an adventure. Continue reading “The Pegões Aqueduct”
The Knights Templar – Portugal
The legacy of the Knights Templar are present in every corner of Portugal; in its temples, buildings, streets and even its people. Continue reading “The Knights Templar – Portugal”
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