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Portugal

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  Zip Facts about Portugal:

  • Historically, Portugal was the first global superpower and, after the Treat of Tordesillas in 1494, Portugal  owned the eastern half of the “New World” including Asia, Africa, and Brazil
  • Portugal can claim the oldest bookstore (Bertrand), the largest diamond (the Portuguese Diamond), and is the largest cork producer, in the world
  • Portugal is the oldest country, has the longest bridge (Vasco da Gama) and one of the oldest universities (University of Coimbra) in Europe
  • In Portuguese bullfighting, it is illegal to kill a bull
  • If you want a year’s worth of surfing (around 364 days of surf), Portugal is the place to be

Portugal Antonio DuarteAntonio Duarte

http://maherartgallery.blogspot.com/2012/10/antonio-duarte-portuguese-painter.html

Link to Recipe:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/portugal/

Link to Map:   https://theworldfrommykitchen.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/recipemap-europe.pdf

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