The bone chapel in Evora.

Inside the bone chapel in Evora.

 

In Portugal you have a bone chapel where the walls and pillars are decorated with bones and skulls from around 5000 dead humans. It’s in a town called Ever and you should go and see it.

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Almendres Cromlech in Portugal.

Almendres Cromlech in Portugal.

Almendres Cromlech is a little visited place, just outside Evora, in Portugal. The megaliths standing there are more than 5000 years old. But little is known about the culture that raised these stones.

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Francesinha.

Francesinha.

Forget about being healthy and dieting here. Francesinha from Porto is quite possible the most unhealthy meal you can have in Europe. But bloody hell does it taste good 🙂

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I love the Lisbon trams.

I love the Lisbon trams.

Lisbon has some wonderful old trams that are really nice to ride. There is also a little problem with pickpockets though. So here is how they work and how to avoid them.

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Visiting Marvao.

Visiting Marvao.

Marvao is one of the prettiest medieval towns in Portugal, settled on a mountain top overlooking Spain. Visiting Marvao is like stepping in to another century.

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