We had been planning a trip to Portugal for ages since we only had seen a tiny bit of the southern Algavre coast on a detour from Seville, but finally were able to make a full few days happen. 702 more words
Fatima, Catholic symbol of Faith…Batalha, Portuguese symbol of independence. Fatima, a living symbol that religion is alive…. Batalha, a powerful symbol of political power and victory. 1,622 more words
Ele se levantou. Sentia dores em todo o corpo mas o cansaço da batalha o mantinha anestesiado. Ergueu sua guitarra.
Incapaz de acreditar no que estava diante de seus olhos, o bardo conferiu se seu instrumento estava intacto: 304 more words
We visited this wonderful, historic abbey on the way north to Coimbra. It was built by one of Portugals’ earliest Kings as a gift in return for victory in a battle- hence the name, which literally means ‘Battle’. 14 more words