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Portuguese Culture

This is to show a little part of the essence and traditions of Portugal...and to show where I come show that being portuguese is a mixture of respect for the traditions but also accept that this country needs to change for better (political and financial reforms). I always want to travel and see another cultures (because I respect them and I'm inspired by there beauty) but I also want to share my own culture so this is the way I found for doing it...with this board.

Lisbon, Portugal


Chip's Collection of Oddities, Curiosities and Interesting Finds

Madeira, Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Funchal

Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors), Sintra, Portugal. The original castle was built in the 1100s, but after multiple attacks throughout the years, it was completely redone in 1830 by King Ferdinand II. It is built in a Romantic style and forms with the slopes of the land. By Hayden.

Casa da Musica, Porto, Portugal

José Malhoa ("O Fado", 1910)

Henrique Pousão (portuguese painter, 19/20th centuries)

The Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos was born in Paris in 1971; she currently lives and works in Lisbon. Her work Contamination consists of a patchwork sprawl of brightly colored forms that invade the architecture of Palazzo Grassi. Constructed out of materials either handmade by Vasconcelos herself or found during her visits to several countries over the past three years, Contamination is in constant growth as Vasconcelos continues to add new elements to her work during each of its instal...

Great portuguese band is Madredeus.... :)

Manjericos: in Lisbon lovers offer basil plants decorated with paper flowers and popular rimes to show their love on St. Antonio's day.

Widow from Nazaré (Portugal) selling fish