Long ago, its explorers sailed the oceans, returning with riches and tales of the world's wonders. Today, Portugal invites the traveller to discover the charms of a friendly, accessible country. Urban renewal has modernised Lisbon, yet it is still as quaint as its jolting trams and cobbled streets. Picturesque mountain villages and crusty port towns come alive with colourful feiras and festas. This guide explores the country from the green valleys of the north-east to the golden beaches of the Algarve.The intensely emotional songs known as fado may derive from the lamentations of African slaves, but whatever their origins, they are now the most Portuguese of music forms. A short performance is often included in a show staged for tourists, anbsp;...
|Title||:||This Way Portugal|
|Publisher||:||Hunter Publishing, Inc - 2001-10-01|