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The Portuguese Are Lazy

The Portuguese are lazy, they don’t work, they just chill, drink wine, and play football . That’s a typical opinion on Portugal in the North. Well, for some reason, the stereotypes in other countries are not much better. More than that, I had myself the similar picture of Portugal before I actually arrived here 3… Continue reading The Portuguese Are Lazy

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Bom Jesus de Monte, Braga

When the rain finally stopped, my colleagues and I went to visit probably the main sightseeing of Braga – Bom Jesus de Monte.  This sanctuary the way it is now was built in 1722 in Baroque style although the first chapels dated back to the 14th century. When you approach the mountain where the sanctuary… Continue reading Bom Jesus de Monte, Braga

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Braga, Day 1

I went to Braga to attend the conference, and it was my first time in town. The first day was pretty challenging as I had a high fever, it was raining cats and dogs, and… it was terribly cold, around 14 degrees. I was prepared for none of these. The biggest struggle was the temperature… Continue reading Braga, Day 1

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Back to Portugal! ❤

I am finally back to my favourite country! It took me so long to get here again, a lot or paper work, stress, and planning, but it is worth every second spent! This time I didn’t come as a tourist, I organized the PhD exchange for 2 months. As my home university does not have… Continue reading Back to Portugal! ❤