Quinta da Regaleira

When I was growing up I remember passing in front of Quinta da Regaleira and wonder about what was inside. From the outside walls there were hints of beautiful gardens and mysterious creatures. At that time the Palace was closed to the public and the first time I went in I was 15. I remember…

Mediterranean countryside :: Campo mediterrânico

There is quietness in the landscape while the sun warms the soil. Seen from far it looks like an idle place, and yet, as we walk through life starts popping up at each step we take. There are dozens of butterflies in the bushes surrounding the country paths and bees collecting pollen from wild flowers.…

Sunny Days :: Dias de Sol

One of the first things I noticed after I arrived to Portugal was the warmth of the sun. It feels good to be outside with a mild temperature and feel the sun in m face. It feels good to walk around in t-shirt in the end of December in some of my favourite places… I…