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Chicken Festival 2014 (Mega Cabidela!)

A fire truck

This Sunday just gone by was the day of the Chicken Festival 2014! That means that it has been a WHOLE year since the last festival AND since I started my blog – wow! The Chicken Festival is a fundraising event for the local bombeiros (firefighters) of the town Cabanas de Viriato, which is situated in the Viseu […]


Culture: The House of Aristides de Sousa Mendes

Aristides de Sousa Mendes House/Casa from the front roof is caved in

Don’t worry guys, our roof hasn’t collapsed! This mansion (Casa do Passal) belonged to a man called Aristides de Sousa Mendes and is located in the town of Cabanas de Viriato, which is in the Viseu district of Central Portugal. Although Mendes died in 1954, he still talked about and considered a hero of World War II. His […]