Vila Vicosa, Portugal, by Mirela Felicia Catalinoiu
The Unknown Portugal. Vila Vicosa
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  Vila Vicosa, a charming sleepy old town and a true jewel of Alentejo Probably there is no mystery, I am very fond of Portugal. I am fascinated by its beauty, architecture and history, well, also by its food. So … Read More

Batalha Monastery, an Architectural Jewel of Portugal
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When Ghotic meets Manueline architectural style a stunning beauty emerges. Batalha Monastery is the perfect example of this incredible merger Batalha Monastery is probably the most beautiful Monastery I saw in Portugal. In my opinion, is even more beautiful than Monastey … Read More

Saint Mary Cathedral, Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain, by Mirela Felicia Catalinoiu
The lesser known Spain, Ciudad Rodrigo
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Ciudad Rodrigo might be lesser known to the outside world, but the moment you pass the surrounding wall you discover a beautiful medieval town 20km from the border with Portugal on Aqueda river, Ciudad Rodrigo sits on a 650 rocky rise … Read More

The castle of Obidos, Portugal, by Mirela Felicia Catalinoiu
The magic of Obidos, Portugal
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 Obidos, a stunning medieval Portuguese beauty, surrounded by the fortified walls breathing out a picturesque charm Thought a lot how would I describe Obidos. This small fortified town captivated my attention when I was on the highway that goes from Lisbon … Read More

The Lighthouse and the Sunset, Sao Martiniho do Porto, Portugal, by Mirela Felicia Catalinoiu
Postcards by the Ocean, My Portuguese Sunsets
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Sunsets are sun`s monologues dashingly announcing the end of the day and the beginning of the night Portugal, by the ocean. One of the most beautiful features of Portugal is the coastline. The constant struggle between the ocean and the land … Read More

Nazare Beach, Nazare, Portugal
Nazare Portugal, waiting for the big wave
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Nazare, the most intriguing place in Portugal,  heavily battered by world record waves and home to a miracle maker wooden statue of Black Madona When you hear Nazare makes you think about Nazareth. Well, you are not far from the … Read More

Marvao Village, the view from the Castle, Portugal
Marvao Portugal, where the eagles fly
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A lesser-known jewel of Portugal, the eagle’s nest, Marvao Castle is dominating the hights offering some stunning views above the surrounding mountainous terrain ‘‘From Marvão one can see the entire land… It is understandable that from this place, high up … Read More