Mina São Domingos, Part 3

More pictures: this time the power plant and dock.


Mine São Domingos, Portugal

There were several stops on the way to the south to check small interesting spots. One of them is the mine São Domingos, where mining took place already under the Roman rule. In 1855, the mine started functioning again till 1966. Nowadays, the area (railway station) is absolutely ruined, it looks haunted, at the same... Continue Reading →

Walking in Alfama

Like I already mentioned, Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon, which survived in the earthquake, flood, and fire. Yes, poor Lisbon experienced it all within a short time. So, every time I wanted to feel a historic atmosphere, I went to Alfama. Every time the rout was different, and I often got lost there,... Continue Reading →

Place in Alfama

My main reason of being in Portugal was working on my dissertation. It is a slow process which requires a lot of reading, consulting experts in the field, and of course deliberate patience and accuracy. Different people have their own style of working. I liked to write in different cafes. Yes, it's usually crowded there... Continue Reading →

By the Tejo

One of my favourite places in Lisboa was the river bank, river Tejo in Portuguese or Tagus in English. Here is my typical route ☺

Algarve, Praia de Marinha

At the beginning of July, I went to my favourite part of the country - southern Portugal, Algarve. Since 2016, when I visited Faro, this area became so special to me. This time I attended one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - Praia de Marinha. No, it's not me who nominated it,... Continue Reading →


One of the most beautiful corners of Portugal! It resembles a lost paradise, the sea is blue, the sand is soft and warm, the air is fresh. I was there only once, but this magic place will stay in my memory forever. ❤ If you have a chance to go there, don't even hesitate! It... Continue Reading →

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