A visit to a tile factory in Portugal

Deb in tile factory in portugal

Federico, a friend from Lisbon, picked me up from the hotel. Our intention for the day was to visit small towns in the Portugal countryside. Lisbon is a major metropolis and driving is just like driving in Chicago. It helps to know where you are going. As we drove the buildings got smaller, and the…

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Obidos, Portugal

Oh-bee-dush is how it’s pronounced.   It’s a walled city in the countryside of Portugal.  It’s name probably came from the Latin oppidum which means city or citadel.  There are about 14,000 residents in this small town and the citadel sits atop the area.  It was built originally as an early Roman settlement and has…

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