That’s the place that I dreamed to see! The architecture in Quinta da Regaleira dates back to the end of the 19th century – beginning of the 20th. Yes, not that old, but it has incredible mystic atmosphere. Here is the first set of pictures:
I was back to Lisbon and I decided to go to Sinta. I heard a lot good words about that beautiful city and I saw a lot of great pictures taken there. There was one particular place I wanted to visit, but I will talk about it in the next post. This time I share… Continue reading Lovely Sintra
While walking Portuguese streets, you see houses, churches, palaces covered with the ceramic tileworks, which are called azulejos. They differ in colours and patterns, bringing new aspects of Portuguese history and culture to tourists from all over the world. Azulejos appeared in the 13th century to imitate Roman mosaic. According to some sources, Azulejos were… Continue reading Azulejos
There are individualistic societies, and there are societies referring to collectivism. They both function well and have their advantages. The only thing which matters is what suits personally you best. Coming from the southern Russia, I feel more comfortable in collectivist society, like Portuguese. What is so special about it? This is probably the most… Continue reading Why Do I Love Portuguese People?
My today’s post differs from the previous ones. I decided to write about… how people eat a kiwi in two neighbour countries: Finland and Russia. I know the whole idea sounds ridiculous because how different it actually can be? But with Finnish friends we discussed this a lot, and it turned out that we do… Continue reading How Do You Eat Kiwi?