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Newly Protected Wrecks in North Devon

The remains of two wooden wrecks on the sands in the Northam Burrows Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty have been scheduled as ancient monuments by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. 1,248 more words


Porto aka Oporto

As I have discovered talking to Alvaro and Ana at the Marina do Freixo, Porto, aka Oporto, it is actually Porto.¬† It seems the English, or most likely one Englishman, upon hearing the Portuguese say… 790 more words

Richard Bost

5 reasons to visit Portugal

Portugal is one of the few countries in Europe where you can have huge variety at a short distance. Try different food specialties in each place you visit. 309 more words


Porto, Portugal

With direct flights from Lille, I’m surprised it took me almost two years to make it to Portugal. It’s really the perfect European destination- warm, cheap, and a bit off of the beaten tourist path. 482 more words


Late Night In Oporto, Portugal

I’m sitting at my table here in my rented room in Oporto, Portugal. My room is quite small, but it helps that the walls are painted white. 98 more words


A Port Wine Tour in Douro Valley, Portugal

As a woman submerged in a cosmopolitan city that (mostly) fuses communities and multiple ethnic origins, the concept of a life without cultural diversity feels uninspired and barren. 1,817 more words

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