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  • Portugal: pros and cons

    When I was almost five years old, my parents decided to move from the UK to Portugal - specifically, to the Alentejo. Their reasons were probably very similar to those of many others who decided to make the same move: how cheap it was here, how good the climate was, the peace and quiet, and so on.   All these things definitely make life ...


  • Ourique by Jeanette Eliott

    ...there is an old African story, about a man who inherited his grandfathers land. The young man went there and walked around but saw nothing but dust and rocks and a few scrub trees. It was the dry season and the river was no longer flowing, just a jumble of tumbled rocks where he twisted his akle......all around him was a desert, totally ...


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