Category Archives: Portugal

Sardinhas Assadas

A friend asked me what the women pictured on the beach in Nazaré were doing. Sardines are a staple food in Portugal. As I read on one Web page, “When most of us think of sardines, we imagine tiny skinny, … Continue reading

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Nazaré, funiculars and Portuguese bullfighting

At university, I began studying Portuguese, along with Spanish. Few British universities at that time offered truly Latin American courses, which obviously had to include Brazil and the Portuguese language. As part of the program, students were required to spend … Continue reading

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