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The Neo-Manueline (1886-87) facade of Lisbon's Rossio Railway Station at night.

A Visit to Portugal, June-July 2018: Lisbon

In the summer of 2018, I was pleased to have a chance to visit Portugal for the first time. Why Portugal? Fundamentally, I was intrigued with the country’s maritime history, leading to a seafaring empire in the sixteenth century. Beyond that, and the existence of the Portuguese community in Toronto, I didn’t know much. Soccer, …

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