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Moorish Castle in Sintra, Portugal

April 8, 2015

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One of this month’s highlights of our stay in Portugal was a visit to a village called Sintra. With three castles, constant cloudy weather and mysterious forests, it has long been a place of fairytales and legends.

On one of the hills above Sintra sits an 8th century Moorish castle, built during the period of Muslim Iberia. Some say the rocks in the castle grow like trees and one can find the entrance to an underground city there. Others claim the Holy Grail is hidden somewhere in the stronghold.

Either way, the view on the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon and its suburbs is incomparable. The Castle of the Moors can be explored freely without a guide and is among the best castles I’ve seen in Europe. Highly recommended!

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All photos © Aleksandra Boguslawska.

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Tails of Wonders goes to Lisbon

March 6, 2015

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I’m very excited to announce that I’ve moved from Cracow, Poland to Lisbon in Portugal!

It’s a trip that me and my boyfriend have been planning for some time and it’s even better here than we expected. The steep and narrow streets, yellow retro trams, seafood and stunning architecture are just some of the amazing things we’ve already experienced – not to mention the warm weather while it’s still snowing everywhere else in Europe and US.

See some of the pics I’ve already taken below and stay tuned for photos, travel tips and more!

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