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Sintra … palaces and adventures in Wonderland

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I didn’t stumble upon any Cheshire cats during my stay in Sintra last Summer, but if I had I wouldn’t have been remotely surprised. Thirty kilometres west of Lisbon and a few kilometres short of the most westerly point in … Continue reading

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Sintra … Lord Byron’s pilgrimage to Portugal’s fairytale hilltop settlement

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Cabo da Roca … is this the end of Europe as we know it?

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Of all the days for a British pro-European to visit Cabo da Roca, the most westerly point of mainland Europe, Friday 24th July 2016 was probably not the best. Only the day before, 52% of Britain – a small but … Continue reading

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