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Simple Pleasures in Portugal

I attended a social gathering at the weekend and thoroughly enjoyed myself everyone was making the most of a lunch served outside under a stretched out tarpaulin deployed […]

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Holidaying in Central Portugal

Holidaying in Central Portugal Those of us lucky enough to have found central Portugal may have first arrived here on a holiday.Others having done some research found that […]

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Our favorite festa

The Festival of Santo António takes place in Penela on the weekend closest to the 13 of June. Its our favorite festa because its small and local and […]

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What's on in Penela

Diary of Events In The Penela Area – What’s on in Penela The Penela area is blessed with many historical, folk, cultural and music events which you can […]

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A walk in November

I was walking along the countryside roads around the village yesterday just enjoying the bright warm (18 degrees) November weather and I came upon this cheery sight.   […]

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Penelas claim to fame

SUECA  is a very popular card game throughout the Portuguese world. Here in sleepy Penela, central Portugal its one of the little towns recent claims to fame. Penela […]

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Festas, Fiestas, Folk Festivals and Feira's

Call them what you will. They are always noisy, always start later that they are publicized and are often very difficult to understand. You may see a poster […]

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