Quinta Do Martelo
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... I bought a small portugal flag to bring to France with me. I also bought a Portugal hat mostly because it was so hot outside and I needed some sun protection, but I really wanted one too! Andrea I got you one too! We also went into the Igreja de Santo Antão near the Praca do Giraldo. The churches here in Portugal are GORGEOUS, so much architecture and art. That brings me back to lunch at St. Humberto where I had a chicken salad which ...
... horses. The bright colors, sequins, and brocade worn by the men in the ring were dazzling.
And then came the first bull. The breath-taking speed and agility exhibited by the bulls and the horses kept me on the edge of my seat as I tried to smother the gasps and near screams that would involuntarily erupt as the magnificent beasts closed in on each other. The horsemen were supposed to get the bull to charge and then, when close enough, pierce it on ...
... a bull runs through local streets!
Here’s how it works. A
rocket is set off alerting everyone that the bull is being released from his
crate. He emerges with a rope tied around his neck, and immediately sets off
after the first moving target. Behind him two groups of men hold on to the rope
keeping him from going past the white lines drawn at the ends of the streets.
These mark the safety zones for which people flee as soon as the bull comes in
... or meal and makes a wonderful place to people watch.
Capela dos Ossos (English: Chapel of Bones)
From James Weldon Johnson's Ezekiel inspired song;
(dis)connected from the neck bone
Neck bone connected from the shoulder bone
Shoulder bone connected from the back bone
Back bone connected from the hip bone
... In fact, the use of his car was requested when the Portuguese president made a visit to the island. After his passing, Avo was given first choice in the inheritance by her brothers, she chose to keep the house and in so doing, provided the birthplace for all 9 of her children. When her eldest, Tony, was going to be forced to join the military, she decided to leave everything she knew and go to America. Her husband refused, but the children ...
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