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Teatro das Figuras: Os Descobrimentos

Sunday, 28 February 2016 | Culture
Teatro das Figuras: Os Descobrimentos

The cycle of concerts “Era uma vez ... Portugal”, (Once upon a time ... Portugal) is performed by the Orquestra Classica do Sul in the municipal theatre of Faro (Teatro das Figuras) The concerts are called promenade concerts because they take place at a Sunday noon to allow families with younger k...

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Valentine’s Dinner at Willie’s

Sunday, 14 February 2016 | Gastronomy
Valentine’s Dinner at Willie’s

Since many years Willie’s in Vilamoura is well known among the top gastronomic spots in the Algarve. Nevertheless until today we never managed to dine there – the only “white spot” on our Algarve map of restaurants awarded with stars by Guide Michelin. When we tried to go there a long ...

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Querença

Thursday, 11 February 2016 | Culture
Querença

One of the visitors of our Algarve-Portal from Belgium recently sent us an enquiry to get married in the nice little church of Querença that he had in good memory from a former stay in the Algarve. Therefore I had made an appointment with the priest of Querença, Carlos Alberto Marques de Matos, ...

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Privatization of TAP

Monday, 08 February 2016 | Economy
Privatization of TAP

The new Portuguese government has realized one of its pre-election promises and partially reverted the privatization of the airline TAP (Transportes Aéreos Portugueses). In November 2015 their predecessor had sold 61% of the shares of the TAP holding SGPS to the Brazilian-Portuguese consortium Gateway ...

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