Mysterious Portugal
"For such a small country Portugal has left a huge imprint on world affairs and global history."

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piresaurelio:

famosa cena do filme “canção de lisboa”, onde beatriz costa canta “agulha e o dedal” uma canção da célebre revista “o pastel de bacalhau”.

travellingseagull:

Lost Home Madeira by klickertrigger on Flickr.

ptcrownjewels:

Portuguese Crown Jewels

The Sceptre of the Armillary
The Sceptre of the Dragon
The Crown of João VI + Detail

postcardsfromportugal:

The dinossaur rocks at Praia Grande, Sintra. 

Once upon a time dinossaurs stepped on this rocks. If you look closely you can still see their footsteps. 

postcardsfromportugal:

Little bridge in Sintra, Portugal

medievalpoc:

Edo Period Artist

Namban Screen featuring the Portuguese on a Carrack (detail)

Japan (c. 1590s)

Paint and Gold Leaf on Paper Panels.

Namban (or nanban), which literally translates as “southern barbarians,” was a term commonly applied to the Portuguese traders who began arriving in Japan in the mid-fifteenth century.

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Namban Art

portugalidades:

floating umbrellas in Águeda, Portugal by Gail at Large + Image Legacy on Flickr.

hoofkin:

People who think portuguese people are always sad have honestly never met a portuguese person in their lives.

evysinspirations:

(via Tagus River and…, a photo from Lisboa, South | TrekEarth)

Lisbon, Portugal

suugartown:

Bussaco Palace Hotel