Series_ Pilgrimage Portugal

Pilgrimage in Portugal – Fátima Photo impressions of our visit to Fátima, one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in the world. It was in this desolate place that Mary is said to have appeared to three children on the thirteenth of each month from May to October 1917. We were impressed by how the people here practice their faith.

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Country Series Portugal This is the third publication in our country series. Our intention is to share with you in one page our relation with the pertinent country. Our relationship with Portugal We both became interested in Portugal when, on 25 April 1974, the  Carnation Revolution broke out in Portugal, transferring Portugal into a democratic country. In 1976, the first democratic elections were held, and the sympathetic Mário Soares became prime minister. By chance, Yvonne was there when Soares arrived  by train […]

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Travelogue Spain and Portugal 2023 (2)

travelogue Spain and Portugal 2023 (2) Travelogue of our camper trip through Spain and Portugal that we made in August and September 2023 with a stop in Normandy in France Although the plan was to travel to the Lofoten in Norway this summer, we had to change our plans and instead we travelled to the south of Europe. We first spent a few days in Normandy in France and then we went south to Spain and Portugal. Our visits to […]

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