Edition 34

25.10.2021 • 31.10.2021
Pilgrim
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Central Portuguese St. James Way

The Caminos de Santiago leading to Santiago de Compostela, in Spain, cross Portugal from north to south and pilgrims have followed them for centuries. The pilgrimage tradition dates back to the Middle Age targeting the dazzling Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, where we can find the tomb of the Apostle James, who evangelised the Iberian Peninsula when it was still a part of the Roman Empire. This week we follow the Central Portuguese Way starting in Lisbon across Tomar, Coimbra, Águeda and Albergaria-a-Velha. This is a journey across the most (...)
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Santiago da Guarda © Francisco Pedro, Município de Penela
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Santiago da Guarda

The ancient Roman road connecting Tomar (Sellium) to Coimbra (Aeminium) was later used by (...)
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Roman Villa of Rabaçal
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Roman Villa of Rabaçal

As we walk further in our journey of self-discovery and enlightenment, leaving the cosy (...)
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Roman Ruins of Conímbriga
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Roman Ruins of Conímbriga

Conímbriga is a true jewel of the Roman world. A place that we can (...)
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Coimbra
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Coimbra

We have never understood why the famous fado of Coimbra says that the beauty (...)
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Águeda by Patrick Ferreira
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Águeda

All the roads lead to the colourful city of Águeda, located half an hour (...)
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Albergaria-a-Velha
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Albergaria-a-Velha

With traces of settlement dating back to about 5000 B.C., Albergaria-a-Velha was founded by (...)
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