Wild Boar

Wild Boar or “Javali” as they are called here are far more abundant than you may realize. Because they predominantly move around at night and the early hours […]

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Portugal Corruption Perceptions

I read with great interest that there has been a new Corruption Perceptions Index issued for more information on the organization behind this go to  http://www.transparency.org Having regularly […]

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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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Exodus or Migration

 I was sitting in one of our usual lunch time restaurants with my friends and someone mentioned how few people there were in the restaurant at what normally […]

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