Portugal is a small coastal nation on the westernmost edge of Europe. It is the oldest nation-state in Europe & has a incredible diverse geography & rich history.
Fun trivia - oldest country is Europe (1131) and oldest university (University of Coimbra, 1290). Portugal has the longest bridge... a 6 lane cable-stayed, over 10 miles long that crosses the Tagus River north of Lisbon and has over 1554 miles of coastline..
The worlds 1st maritime power was Portugal and is proud to be the birthplace of the worlds 1st explorers: Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco de Gama, Bartholomeu Dias & Pedro Alvares Cabral. Napoleon tried to conquer Portugal 3 times... and failed!
With ALOT of deep rich history... lets move forward to modern day facts. In 2017 Portugal was the 5th most peaceful country in the world. Portugal (specifically the Azores) is also one of the TOP consumers of fish worldwide. With a well kept secret of wine & glorious vineyards... Portuguese artesian cheeses are popular outsides the borders. The central mountains & plateau areas use mostly goat & sheep milk for the cheeses while the Azore Islands produce more cow's milk cheeses.
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The month of May is upon us and countless spring break trips, college campus trips, graduation trips and destination weddings have all been either cancelled or rescheduled for later in the 2020 traveling year. We are sill awaiting the final outcome of our 'shelter in place' orders that have have been worldwide. As soon as we get word on safe travel..... we will shout it LOUD from the rooftops. Stay tuned...