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The Legendary Clock of Porto #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The crowds were gathered in full force at one end of the Rua de Santa Caterina in Porto, for it was 6pm, and hence, time for the legendary Clock on the square to do its thing. It was supposed to … Continue reading

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The Fall of Lagos #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The enemy had been hammering at our castle’s gates for two weeks now, and our defences were barely holding up. Our walls were broken in various places, we’d run out of food, and had just one day of drinking water … Continue reading

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Madness at Meia Praia, Lagos #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

We could see the strangers coming to our area from far-off. The hillocks at our end of the beach provided for a great vantage point, and we always had someone stationed there to warn us of any unwanted visitors. In … Continue reading

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The Grottos of Ponta Da Piedade #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The two brothers dropped off the tourists on the small beach next to the grottos of Ponra Da Piedade, and started preparing for their journey back to town. Suddenly, one of the tourists asked, “You said you both grew up … Continue reading

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The Labrador of Lagos #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

On the face of it, Bruno was the perfect dog. Tall, dark, handsome – the envy of all the male dogs in the neighborhood  and the object of desire of all female dogs (Note: Not using the B word because … Continue reading

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Pasteis de Belem – The Empire Strikes Back

It was our last day in Lisbon, and we had tens of must-see sights to cover. We had already lost half a day in just  waiting for various trams and buses, so time was of the essence. We firmly decided to … Continue reading

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The Sins of Sintra #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

I looked at them slogging their way up the steep hill just for one glimpse of the Pena Palace. I saw them cross dense woods and battle ancient lakes. I saw their faces light up as they saw the unique  … Continue reading

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