The final day began with a very interesting journey to the pilgrimage temple of Fatima. An impressive building with a special significance for the Portuguese and for all Catholics around the world. At school, all countries performed their presentations. Some with movies, others with pictures and greeks with dance as well, which they invited us all […]
The parents of the Portuguese hosts had cooked food and baked huge amounts of very tasty food. We ate and drank and had a wonderful evening together.
The morning rain did not scare us. We were going to Lisbon and were not worried about some rain when we had such a nice goal ahead of us. On arrival, the sky opened and released the first rays of sunshine, while the city opened in front of us. All of the Portuguese history ruled […]
We work to secure the “bank side” of the Alviela River – In “São Vicente do Paúl , a beautiful day of rain and sun, with rainbow and healthy winds in the beautiful scenery.
At 3 pm we were received in the Town Hall by Maria Inês Leira Barroso, the city’s deputy mayor an a teacher of physical education, a very nice woman who, in fluent English, welcomed us and stressed herself for our project. Our coordinator, Giuliana Damurtas, explained our project and expressed our gratitude for the kindness shown to our group. […]
After a short buss trip, we arrived at The Alviela Ciência Viva Center, a scientific center that studies several issues directly related to the Alviela river spring and surrounding area. Geology, hydro-geology, climatology and biology are some of the areas explored in this center’s permanent exhibit.
We were received by the principal at the entrance to the school. In school, students, who had been working for a long time, were expecting our reception. Everything felt so nice.
The town of Óbidos is located on high ground near the Atlantic coast. Óbidos has had a strategic since the iberian time , and have prospered in the 13th century, being chosen by the royal family. It became part of Casa das Rainhas (Queens’ Estate), who improved and enriched it throughout the various dynasties. This […]
Our Portuguese friends welcomed us today when we arrived at the hotel. Tomorrow starts the job!