Santos Populares Festivities

Throughout the country, during the so famous portuguese festivities “Santos Populares”, three saints are celebrated depending on the city where we are at: in Lisbon Saint Anthony is celebrated on the night from 12 to 13 of June. In Porto, from June 23 to 24, Saint John is honored and, in other cities, Saint Peter is tributed days later. 

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Cape Bojador – the Cape of Fear – Where the World Ended!

CONQUERING ANCIENT FEARS, SAILING SOUTH AND THE BEGINNING OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE WORLD. For centuries it was common belief that the world ended a little further than Morocco and that there was no sea or land below. But in 1434 brave Portuguese navigators, sent by Prince Henry, conquer the Cape. And in the following […]

The birth of Prince Henry, The Navigator – Today, 623 years ago!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] THE INVENTOR OF THE DISCOVERIES AND ONE OF THE MOST RELEVANT PEOPLE IN WORLD HISTORY! 4.03.2017 – THIS DAY IN HISTORY 623 years ago today, a portuguese prince was born – Prince Henry, The Navigator! A prince that although he was never king, became one of the most important figures of both Portuguese and […]

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