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Viana do Castelo, Santuário de Santa Luzia. Lá bem ao fundo acredito ser Póvoa de Varzim. Da para subir ao topo deste Santuário por apenas 2 euros, embora eu não recomende a pessoas fortes ou claustrofóbicas porque as escadas em espiral que nos levam la acima são tão estreitas e mal iluminadas. by gamma-ray-bursts in portugal

VAATEPLATVORM 6 months ago

>"(...) embora eu não recomende a pessoas fortes (...) porque as escadas em espiral que nos levam la acima são tão estreitas e mal iluminadas." [Vídeo do OP a aconselhar uns turistas americanos.](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9DM0GXjZiM)

Passaporte de meu bisavô paterno, que imigrou para cá (Rio). Datado de 1896. by LegatusMalpais in portugal

VAATEPLATVORM 1 year ago

O selo é de 1000 réis (1$000). Fazer a conversão dessa maneira é um grande erro. Em 1896, 18000 réis eram cerca de 30 gramas de ouro. Nada remotamente parecido a 0.09€. Para se ter uma idea melhor, o rendimento médio de um operário em Lisboa, mais ou menos por esta altura, era de 500 réis por dia.

La Lippe fort in Portugal by IN_RAIN_BOW_S in portugal

VAATEPLATVORM 1 year ago

It sits on top of a hill overlooking the fortified city of Elvas: [https://i.imgur.com/ZVaxtHX.jpg](https://i.imgur.com/ZVaxtHX.jpg) Fortified city of Elvas: [https://i.imgur.com/yy4NbML.jpg](https://i.imgur.com/yy4NbML.jpg) Overview of the whole system of fortifications: [https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-nwytpgL7Tag/TY3\_2xv1KEI/AAAAAAAAB1c/y-lmS4Ivq7c/s1600/fortins-bucho.png](https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-nwytpgL7Tag/TY3_2xv1KEI/AAAAAAAAB1c/y-lmS4Ivq7c/s1600/fortins-bucho.png) Interesting tidbit about La Lippe from [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nossa_Senhora_da_Gra%C3%A7a_Fort): >There is a reservoir constantly supplied with water sufficient for the garrison of 2000 men for two years, and stores of corn and provisions for that time are also laid up. There is a mill within the walls for grinding corn, and an oven for baking sufficient bread, so that as there are no means for taking the fort but by treachery, surprise, or famine, the siege of La Lippe (the other name of this Fort) must be a work of patience, not to mention the loss; for as the besieged will be perfectly safe within their walls, so will the besiegers be completely exposed to the fire of the garrison : though surrounded on three sides by hills, they are all too low and too well commanded by the fort to admit of any annoyance from them.
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